MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics27% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive235% 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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:24
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 532
120% 529 Pts
MC Int 770
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 786
118% 790 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 104%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
MSI(1462 2730) 2GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
27% Poor
Lighting 80.3
Reflection 74.9
Parallax 102
27% 85.6 fps
MRender 52.9
Gravity 64.4
Splatting 78.1
27% 65.1 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 27%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$194
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 1,925
Write 1,353
Mixed 1,311
339% 1,530 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 51.1
192% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 517
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 154
171% 298 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 235%
Great: 256%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
47GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 415
Mixed 415
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 47.5
171% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 118
146% 262 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 114%
Great: 125%
WD WD1501FASS-00U0B 1.5TB
1TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 140
Write 138
Mixed 136
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.16
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.45
146% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 25.3
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 26.2
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 95%
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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 2,291 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,206
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HDDRAMUSB
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