MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics154% 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 Drive118% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 11 '18 at 02:24
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 525
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 1,005
MC Float 1,144
MC Mixed 1089
161% 1,079 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
Asus(1043 85E5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
154% Outstanding
Lighting 511
Reflection 492
Parallax 544
162% 516 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 489
Splatting 274
149% 337 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 154%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$55
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V6005-a9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 920
Write 579
Mixed 688
162% 729 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 25.6
143% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 40.5
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 17.8
31% 58.8 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 118%
Great: 150%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 144
Write 155
Mixed 137
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.27
109% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 25.8
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 28.7
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 96%
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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 9,795 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $969
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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