MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.19% 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 Drive36.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (87%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171220
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:51
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 87%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 121
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 435
101% 448 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 717
106% 706 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
EVGA(3842 3733) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
6.19% Terrible
Lighting 17.6
Reflection 14.6
Parallax 21.9
6% 18 fps
MRender 14.8
Gravity 17.5
Splatting 12
6% 14.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.19%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel X25-M 160GB
41GB free
Firmware: 2CV102HD
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 256
Write 84.7
Mixed 89.9
31% 144 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 36.5
4K Mixed 6.2
56% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 63.4
DQ Mixed 36.7
47% 86.1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 43%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 142
Write 182
Mixed 141
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.72
194% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
70.5% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.3
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 18.2
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.5%
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 3,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $947
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