MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive82.3% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200604
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 18 '21 at 15:55
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-8100-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Memory 96.2
1-Core 110
2-Core 220
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 427
56% 415 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 1TB SSD
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 246 253 172 205 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 323
Write 104
Mixed 325
SusWrite 201
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 37.7
143% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 138
149% 247 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 105%
WD WD40EMRX-82UZ0N0 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 131 133 136 130 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 178
Mixed 91.6
SusWrite 137
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 102%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 92 96 96 92 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 114
Write 105
Mixed 78.4
SusWrite 93.9
72% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 44.9
MC Mixed 37.6
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 28.4
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 64 0" 1280 720
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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) - $250

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