MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive144% 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.
Run History
18 months ago, 18 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star Z370 Gaming Codex XE (MS-B913)
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170918
Uptime23.9 Days
Run DateMay 05 '18 at 13:30
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600K-$258
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 702
79% 604 Pts
64-Core 699
47% 699 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 291
Reflection 249
Parallax 253
73% 264 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 270
Splatting 211
72% 222 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$113
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Read 1,367
Write 572
Mixed 814
202% 917 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 29.8
152% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 391
DQ Mixed 24
74% 149 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 144%
Great: 209%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
371GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 177
Write 131
Mixed 134
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.26
112% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4U7S8MH-8 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.9% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 21.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 81%
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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 27,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $907
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