MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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.
Graphics36.8% 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)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180402
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 03:49
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i7-8700-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 531
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 1,011
MC Float 1,151
MC Mixed 1,097
162% 1,086 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 70.6
Parallax 106
36% 99.5 fps
MRender 80
Gravity 105
Splatting 77.2
38% 87.3 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$121
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 163
Write 144
Mixed 131
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.27
96% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 102%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$89
901GB free
Firmware: CC62 Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IRX2800D464L16S/8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 12.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 50%
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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 2,577 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) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $985
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HDDRAMUSB
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