MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B48
MotherboardMSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190402
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateJul 31 '21 at 21:43
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 145
2-Core 289
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 904
95% 742 Pts
64-Core 1,162
78% 1,162 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 94.9
Reflection 92.5
Parallax 86.1
77% 91.2 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 82.2
Splatting 74.7
70% 89.6 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 283 264 252 246 240 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 452
Mixed 435
SusWrite 274
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 50
170% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 281
204% 270 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESEK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 29.5
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 48.6
SC Mixed 29.8
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%

 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 9 7 60 31.5" 1280 720 SAM0D34 C32F391
Typical Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) Builds (Compare 21,951 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,018
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