MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive83.4% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 00:39
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 143
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 549
QC Mixed 520
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 988
MC Float 1140
MC Mixed 1,061
159% 1,063 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 108%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
MSI(1462 7B61) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4974
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Lighting 25.7
Reflection 32
Parallax 26.1
8% 27.9 fps
MRender 24.9
Gravity 22.9
Splatting 39.2
12% 29 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$73
208GB free
Firmware: M3CR020 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 527
Write 394
Mixed 416
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 23.7
119% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 39.8
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 23.7
29% 50.1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 104%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$35
29GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
45% Average
Read 39.8
Write 41.1
Mixed 25.3
44% 35.4 MB/s
4K Read 7.94
4K Write 9.25
4K Mixed 4.3
490% 7.16 MB/s
DQ Read 8.42
DQ Write 9.7
DQ Mixed 3.99
497% 7.37 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 45%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 22.3
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 31.6
SC Mixed 25.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 106%
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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 2,634 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,000
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