MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '21 at 21:30
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 132
2-Core 259
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 772
82% 642 Pts
64-Core 752
50% 752 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$465
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
60.8% Good
Lighting 77.5
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 83.6
63% 79.3 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 74.4
Splatting 61
58% 66.2 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS250G32TND-N1A2A 250GB
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 238 241 243 243 243 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 402
Write 356
Mixed 303
SusWrite 267
75% 332 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 35.8
98% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 19.4
DQ Mixed 36.7
44% 82.4 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 108%
Maxtor STM3160215AS 160GB
130GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 73 75 75 76 76 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 74.8
Write 11.5
Mixed 32.1
SusWrite 75.1
36% 48.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 41%
Seagate ST380013AS 80GB-$75
16GB free
Firmware: 3.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 47 47 47 47 47 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
21.8% Poor
Read 28.6
Write 8.7
Mixed 13.2
SusWrite 47.1
18% 24.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 32%
Seagate ST3250824AS 250GB-$148
62GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
22.2% Poor
Read 39
Write 16
Mixed 31.1
SusWrite 37.9
23% 31 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 37%
Seagate FreeAgent 1TB
705GB free, PID 3001
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 37 37 37 36 37 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Read 33.8
Write 11.5
Mixed 20.6
SusWrite 36.6
33% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
88% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 45.8
MC Mixed 36.9
120% 41.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 48.6
SC Mixed 33.1
100% 35 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) Builds (Compare 22,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $992
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