MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive175% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime28.8 Days
Run DateNov 10 '19 at 15:18
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Memory 87
1-Core 114
2-Core 234
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 530
66% 494 Pts
64-Core 571
38% 571 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86.9% Excellent
Lighting 110
Reflection 119
Parallax 99.9
91% 110 fps
MRender 87.1
Gravity 106
Splatting 93
54% 95.4 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 741 94 93 102 101 30 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1,377
Write 1,423
Mixed 996
SusWrite 194
223% 997 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 69.6
240% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 637
DQ Write 884
DQ Mixed 271
342% 597 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 175%
Great: 257%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$70
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 161 161 157 165 160 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 153
Write 151
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 154
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.1
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 19.9
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 80%

 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 13,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $800
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HDDRAMUSB
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