MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 79.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics93.4% 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 Drive37.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMay 28 '22 at 05:14
Run Duration238 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%
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 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 117
2-Core 226
82% 142 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 695
69% 550 Pts
64-Core 832
56% 832 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$400
Gigabyte(1458 3774) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
93.4% Outstanding
Lighting 114
Reflection 128
Parallax 116
93% 120 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 119
Splatting 106
94% 110 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$37
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 3.9 79 5.9 45 2.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 383
Write 240
Mixed 150
SusWrite 25.9
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 26.7
4K Mixed 15.6
52% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 73.4
DQ Mixed 37.1
43% 75 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 56%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$56
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 168 165 169 169 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 135
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 168
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
156% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1K43CB2-CRC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.6
66% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.3
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 54: 7R 4G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
54% 23% 77 239 172 60 24.5" 1920 1080 DELA102 DELL AW2518HF
History: Score 5: 1R 0G 0B | Score 54: 7R 4G 7B
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Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $876
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