MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 89.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% 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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 04 '18 at 20:40
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-8400-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 457
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 683
MC Mixed 661
98% 653 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Asus(1043 8618) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Lighting 233
Reflection 205
Parallax 214
70% 217 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 216
Splatting 167
76% 178 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$50
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 442 438 448 458 457 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 459
Mixed 450
SusWrite 434
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 58.9
197% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 263
213% 301 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
Specific STORAGE DEVICE 64GB
58GB free, PID 205a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.2 5.4 5.1 5.7 5.6 4.9 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 20.5
Write 8
Mixed 4.8
SusWrite 5.1
11% 9.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Mixed 0
33% 2.95 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT8G4DFS824A.C8FHD1 859B CT8G4DFS824A.C8FDD1 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 22.2
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 22.2
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75%
Great: 76%
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 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 13,480 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $901
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