MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics131% 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 Drive265% 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 00:48
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 86.4
1-Core 113
2-Core 220
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 586
65% 503 Pts
64-Core 605
41% 605 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
MSI(1462 7B48) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9127
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
5.96% Terrible
Lighting 7.1
Reflection 8.3
Parallax 8.1
6% 7.83 fps
MRender 9.1
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 11.2
6% 9.23 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.96%
Great: 7%
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
Asus(1043 85E5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
131% Outstanding
Lighting 163
Reflection 180
Parallax 170
131% 171 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 167
Splatting 120
130% 139 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 131%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 755 677 668 658 642 632 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 2,170
Write 1,920
Mixed 1,494
SusWrite 672
349% 1,564 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 77.9
254% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,427
DQ Write 1,177
DQ Mixed 1,268
959% 1,290 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 265%
Great: 330%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
958GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 175 176 176 176 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 111
Mixed 78.7
SusWrite 175
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.3
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 21
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 90%

 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 22,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $984
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HDDRAMUSB
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