MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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.
Boot Drive236% 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-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:38
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$356
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 536
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 547
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 1,014
MC Float 1,160
MC Mixed 1,096
163% 1,090 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$200
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 1,912
Write 1,686
Mixed 1,669
391% 1,756 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 34.1
168% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.9
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 122
101% 138 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 236%
Great: 352%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$135
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 57% Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3400 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 28.7
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 34.5
98% 34.5 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 2,905 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,175
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HDDRAMUSB
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