MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics7.66% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive88.2% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:47
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$201
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 467
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 654
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake)
MSI(1462 7B48) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4758
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
7.66% Terrible
Lighting 19.5
Reflection 24.5
Parallax 20.4
6% 21.5 fps
MRender 19.7
Gravity 16.8
Splatting 29.4
9% 22 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 7.66%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$199
326GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 516
Write 428
Mixed 468
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 24.2
102% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 66.4
98% 182 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 107%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$90
3TB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 109
Write 110
Mixed 108
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.18
80% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 18.5
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 84.4
47% 84.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 104%
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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 1,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,059
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