MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:08
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-8600K-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 514
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 747
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 765
115% 767 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 101%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$292
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 202
Parallax 212
69% 214 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 214
Splatting 164
76% 176 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
864GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 181
Mixed 170
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.35
132% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$14
29GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
34.6% Below average
Read 153
Write 38.1
Mixed 59.9
86% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.35
4K Write 0.77
4K Mixed 0.54
72% 2.89 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.8% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.2
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 22.4
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.8%
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 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) Builds (Compare 2,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $997
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