MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics100% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateApr 16 '21 at 04:21
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Memory 80.2
1-Core 120
2-Core 232
82% 144 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 718
71% 568 Pts
64-Core 807
54% 807 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,074
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.92
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
100% Outstanding
Lighting 103
Reflection 163
Parallax 156
83% 140 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 155
Splatting 77.6
120% 117 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 100%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 250GB-$42
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 216 210 208 137 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 430
Write 208
Mixed 223
SusWrite 186
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 36.2
140% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 262
216% 310 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86%
Great: 104%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 168 163 158 158 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 159
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 162
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
68.1% Good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 21.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.9
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 97%

 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 19,028 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: 66% - Good Total price: $1,019
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