MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics116% 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 Drive262% 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 23 '20 at 18:25
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600K-$250
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
78.6% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 229
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 591
68% 517 Pts
64-Core 614
41% 614 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$699
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 448
Reflection 324
Parallax 455
118% 409 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 458
Splatting 221
117% 291 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 116%
Great: 146%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
273GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1101 941 925 922 901 889 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 2,132
Write 1,791
Mixed 1,424
SusWrite 946
352% 1,574 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 69.5
228% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,148
DQ Write 988
DQ Mixed 1,096
814% 1,078 MB/s
Poor: 214%
This bench: 262%
Great: 361%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 19.9
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 14.5
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 78.1
51% 78.1 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.8%
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 31,352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $857
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