MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive48.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:38
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$222
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 516
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 758
113% 757 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 102%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 208
Parallax 214
68% 216 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 201
Splatting 168
73% 172 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS120GSSD220S 120GB
90GB free
Firmware: SBFR21.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 290
Write 236
Mixed 265
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 3.44
66% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 3.48
34% 73.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 75%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$44
927GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 152
Write 153
Mixed 142
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.61
4K Mixed 0.29
121% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
44.6% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 11.8
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.2
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 48%
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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 3,215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $961
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