MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Gaming 65%
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 56%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive384% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200107
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 17:49
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 115
2-Core 257
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 731
79% 613 Pts
64-Core 738
50% 738 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
Nvidia(10DE 12A4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.11
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (75 fps cap detected)
60.6% Good
Lighting 75
Reflection 75
Parallax 75
61% 75 fps
MRender 75
Gravity 75
Splatting 75
61% 75 fps
Poor: 125%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 197%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$235
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2261 1989 1849 1903 2052 1999 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
384% Outstanding
Read 2,542
Write 1,873
Mixed 1,232
SusWrite 2,009
428% 1,914 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 84.6
289% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,752
DQ Write 1,422
DQ Mixed 1,525
1,158% 1,566 MB/s
Poor: 222%
This bench: 384%
Great: 407%
Hitachi HUS722T2TALA604 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: RAGNWA09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 188 186 194 191 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 147
Write 232
Mixed 112
SusWrite 191
125% 170 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1
374% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 45.7
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 30.8
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 45.6
SC Mixed 18.8
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
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 22,108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 58%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 53%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,017
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