MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive292% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200604
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 12 '21 at 04:51
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 127
2-Core 249
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 706
78% 602 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Gigabyte(1458 37D1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 109
Parallax 114
96% 114 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 101
Splatting 71.1
86% 103 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2113 717 618 606 606 611 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 2,403
Write 2,348
Mixed 1,598
SusWrite 878
404% 1,807 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 84.9
284% 99.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,366
DQ Write 1,082
DQ Mixed 1,129
871% 1,192 MB/s
Poor: 189%
This bench: 292%
Great: 323%
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$196
175GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 167 166 167 167 155 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 477
Mixed 355
SusWrite 185
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.1
152% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 190
186% 295 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 94%
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$196
223GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 164 167 168 169 166 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 429
Mixed 360
SusWrite 200
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 40.5
151% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 189
187% 297 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
911GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 148 149 165 157 156 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 149
Write 150
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 156
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 114%
WD i HDS72 External 2TB
832GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
21.3% Poor
Read 40.2
Write 41.4
Mixed 36.1
SusWrite 41.7
55% 39.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
96% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 29.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 28.3
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 108%

 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 20,851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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