MSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)

Performance Results

Gaming 21%
Desktop 129%
Workstation 103%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.89% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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-7B58
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 23:01
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-8700-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 544
124% 547 Pts
MC Int 1,009
MC Float 1,149
MC Mixed 1,098
162% 1,085 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
MSI(1462 7B58) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
9.89% Terrible
Lighting 25.5
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 27.3
8% 28.1 fps
MRender 23
Gravity 22.6
Splatting 38.3
11% 28 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.89%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
179GB free
Firmware: CXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,534
Write 940
Mixed 1,192
340% 1,555 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 44.2
200% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 633
DQ Write 378
DQ Mixed 208
235% 406 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 241%
Great: 262%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$66
216GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 107
Write 147
Mixed 141
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.22
70% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73%
Great: 107%
Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64GB-$104
9GB free, PID 162b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 239
Write 35
Mixed 54.8
100% 109 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 1.27
92% 3.31 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 29.1
93% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 28.7
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 104%
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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 993 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 130%
Desktop 129%
Workstation 118%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,590
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