MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.2% 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 Drive59.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 10 '18 at 03:06
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Memory 89.1
1-Core 139
2-Core 268
92% 165 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 760
81% 646 Pts
64-Core 808
50% 808 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1316 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.2% Very good
Lighting 97.8
Reflection 102
Parallax 91.7
80% 97 fps
MRender 85.3
Gravity 90.3
Splatting 72.2
67% 82.6 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$160
120GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 406
Mixed 416
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 47
176% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 41.9
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 115
99% 139 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 134%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$40
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 422
Write 120
Mixed 172
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 14.4
111% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 38.3
42% 67.6 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 73%
Kingston SV300S37A120G 1.5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.5% Above average
Read 93.9
Write 81.8
Mixed 79.4
64% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 23.1
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.6%
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 12,555 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $639
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