MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics28.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory17.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 08 '20 at 01:59
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 26%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Memory 84.6
1-Core 112
2-Core 214
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 614
61% 486 Pts
64-Core 902
61% 902 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28.9% Poor
Lighting 35.7
Reflection 26.6
Parallax 33.6
29% 32 fps
MRender 34.9
Gravity 36
Splatting 33
29% 34.6 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,463
Write 2,282
Mixed 1,702
478% 2,149 MB/s
4K Read 65.5
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 89.5
299% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,292
DQ Write 1,162
DQ Mixed 1,224
919% 1,226 MB/s
Poor: 193% Great: 335%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
203GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 197 202 201 195 203 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 150
Write 182
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 195
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99%
Great: 107%
WD RE4 1TB (2010)-$40
523GB free
Firmware: 01.01V02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 110 112 113 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 121
Write 117
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 112
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESEK.M8FE 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25.2
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 15.4
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $990
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