MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.9% 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.
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-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171220
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:41
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 107
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 340
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 986
MC Float 1,145
MC Mixed 1,092
160% 1,074 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$240
CLim: 1350 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 184
Parallax 270
72% 221 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 201
Splatting 128
69% 158 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
611GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 169
Mixed 159
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.28
76% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR4 2133 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
41% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 10.8
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41%
Great: 43%
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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 5,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $975
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