MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.6% 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.
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
9 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171220
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:09
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 428
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 929
MC Float 976
MC Mixed 998
145% 968 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$350
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 177
Reflection 162
Parallax 258
64% 199 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 172
Splatting 121
62% 143 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
356GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 129
Write 148
Mixed 132
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 5.05
4K Mixed 0.6
190% 2.12 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 106%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 750GB-$130
111GB free
Firmware: JA2OA560 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
29% Poor
Read 53.6
Write 47.8
Mixed 44.9
37% 48.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.03
4K Write 0.15
4K Mixed 0.01
6% 0.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 29%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$183
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 25.4
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 28
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.1%
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 2,160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $912
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $176AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $183SanDisk Extreme 64GB $70
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $957SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $193SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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