MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive241% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:43
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 i3-8100-$120
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 452
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 459
68% 456 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$120
Gigabyte(1458 3765) 2GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Lighting 106
Reflection 68.2
Parallax 102
32% 92.2 fps
MRender 79.7
Gravity 97.8
Splatting 74.4
36% 84 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$145
178GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,506
Write 1,305
Mixed 1,617
399% 1,809 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 53.1
184% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 42.9
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 28.8
38% 66.1 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 241%
Great: 255%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C17 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 42.3
MC Mixed 30.5
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 29.8
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,374
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