MSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B58
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:07
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-8700K-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 136
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 529
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 999
MC Float 1,149
MC Mixed 1,093
162% 1,080 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 108%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3363) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 372
Parallax 434
131% 409 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 406
Splatting 241
130% 295 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 130%
Great: 144%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5425 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 124
Write 81.8
Mixed 64.4
67% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.24
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.14
237% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.9% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 20.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58) Builds (Compare 763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,399
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HDDRAMUSB
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