MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:55
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i5-8400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 116
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 468
106% 470 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 734
MC Mixed 686
104% 693 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$310
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 195
Parallax 229
70% 216 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 206
Splatting 165
74% 174 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$124
408GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 474
Write 284
Mixed 330
80% 362 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 14.5
95% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 25.4
27% 43.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-18-18 D4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 29.7
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 29.8
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
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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 2,108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $944
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