MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 83%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.5% 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 Drive78.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181119
Uptime21.1 Days
Run DateNov 28 '19 at 20:14
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User MAR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
83% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 243
89% 187 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 760
76% 601 Pts
64-Core 1,019
68% 1,019 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
Gigabyte(1458 3FFC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Lighting 405
Reflection 332
Parallax 431
106% 389 fps
MRender 339
Gravity 338
Splatting 218
100% 298 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1Z40102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 351 30 86 70 38 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 492
Write 431
Mixed 417
SusWrite 100
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 29.5
135% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 1
79% 188 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
725GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 171 169 171 172 174 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 177
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 172
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
68.5% Good
MC Read 28
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 20.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 18.6
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 109%
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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 30,453 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $863
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HDDRAMUSB
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