MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive82.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '20 at 18:58
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 100%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9400F How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8400-$172
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Memory 78.2
1-Core 110
2-Core 219
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 528
59% 454 Pts
64-Core 544
36% 544 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$125
Sapphire(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1244 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.2
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.2% Average
Lighting 59
Reflection 59
Parallax 79
48% 65.7 fps
MRender 59.6
Gravity 60.9
Splatting 43.3
49% 54.6 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intenso Sata III 240GB
40GB free
Firmware: S0801A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 185 186 29 82 53 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 483
Write 438
Mixed 390
SusWrite 153
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 30
128% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 47.3
101% 203 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 100%
Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 117 102 103 97 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 460
Write 341
Mixed 236
SusWrite 125
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 42
140% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 222
187% 269 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 85%
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$40
127GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 45 46 44 45 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
33.2% Below average
Read 70.3
Write 79.2
Mixed 46
SusWrite 44.7
44% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 31
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 24.5
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 15.4
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 84
48% 84 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 96%

 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 15,762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $850
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