MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 08 '18 at 12:34
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User IRQ-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 552
QC Mixed 515
120% 527 Pts
MC Int 1,010
MC Float 1,152
MC Mixed 1,107
163% 1,090 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
MSI(1462 7B46) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6136
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
10% Very poor
Lighting 25.4
Reflection 31.9
Parallax 27.1
8% 28.1 fps
MRender 25.3
Gravity 22.8
Splatting 37.9
12% 28.7 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Purple Surveillance 1TB (2017)-$54
906GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 106 119 123 121 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 133
Write 134
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 108
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 88%
Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 32GB-$10
12GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1 0.1 25 32 32 32 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
22.5% Poor
Read 102
Write 22.7
Mixed 9.8
SusWrite 20.3
38% 38.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.2
81% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 24.5
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 29.8
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 2,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,196
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