MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 97.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171220
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:47
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$360
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 451
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 941
MC Float 1,098
MC Mixed 1,042
154% 1,027 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$469
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 392
Parallax 420
130% 412 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 410
Splatting 252
132% 300 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 413
Mixed 416
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 33
150% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 116
122% 201 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 102%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 25.7
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 25.6
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.7%
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 PLUS (MS-7B61) Builds (Compare 5,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $976
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HDDRAMUSB
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