MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.8% 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)
Boot Drive74.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 09:14
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-8400-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 446
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 647
94% 631 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Lighting 135
Reflection 109
Parallax 120
40% 121 fps
MRender 80.6
Gravity 115
Splatting 77.6
40% 91.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 120GB-$150
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 84 83 82 84 81 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 431
Write 137
Mixed 203
SusWrite 88
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 35.9
141% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 124
110% 170 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 77%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 966GB
604GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 169 169 171 171 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 219
Write 170
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 170
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.3
256% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 26.7
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 23.6
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 82%
Great: 99%
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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 5,272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $976
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