MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:05
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 504
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 996
MC Float 1,132
MC Mixed 1,081
160% 1,069 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$710
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 552
Reflection 511
Parallax 623
179% 562 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 527
Splatting 282
158% 355 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 167%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$180
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
220GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 90.7
Write 81.2
Mixed 80
63% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.37
86% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$187
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
74.3% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 127%
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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 5,416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $955
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HDDRAMUSB
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