MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% 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 Drive89.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateApr 30 '21 at 23:03
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9400F How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8400-$172
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Memory 81.4
1-Core 114
2-Core 227
80% 141 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 600
67% 517 Pts
64-Core 592
40% 592 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
PNY(196E 1344) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
117% Outstanding
Lighting 150
Reflection 145
Parallax 146
122% 147 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 130
Splatting 114
111% 141 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
295GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 300 301 301 304 302 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 484
Write 303
Mixed 274
SusWrite 302
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 38.3
131% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 110
119% 195 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 130%
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB
7TB free
Firmware: PN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 222 222 226 224 226 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 18.6
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 77.9
51% 77.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 103%

 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 19,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,011
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HDDRAMUSB
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