MSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)

Performance Results

Gaming 73%
Desktop 104%
Workstation 82%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B58
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:36
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 562
QC Float 614
QC Mixed 588
133% 588 Pts
MC Int 817
MC Float 920
MC Mixed 864
130% 867 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 116%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 180
Parallax 200
64% 197 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 194
Splatting 125
69% 158 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
157GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 416
Mixed 422
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 45
173% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 113
128% 220 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$87
603GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 141
Write 156
Mixed 131
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 5.17
4K Mixed 0.86
211% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 29.6
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 29.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 103%
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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 994 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 130%
Desktop 129%
Workstation 119%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,595
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