MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 152%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics47.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive375% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 03:40
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-8600K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 499
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 761
115% 766 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Zotac(19DA 7260) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
47.4% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 102
Parallax 165
43% 131 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 148
Splatting 82.9
50% 115 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$477
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2436 2439 2278 1575 1146 1156 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
375% Outstanding
Read 2,485
Write 2,417
Mixed 1,388
SusWrite 1,838
456% 2,032 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 80.6
280% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,866
DQ Write 1621
DQ Mixed 1,699
1,286% 1,729 MB/s
Poor: 189%
This bench: 375%
Great: 370%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
46GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 93 17 31 31 34 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 470
Mixed 363
SusWrite 114
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 65
226% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 245
216% 323 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x16GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 28.1
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $892
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