MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:26
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 520
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 749
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 776
116% 777 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 102%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Gainward(10B0 13C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 172
Parallax 190
58% 183 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 176
Splatting 122
64% 149 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$70
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 109 128 62 53 62 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 637
Write 326
Mixed 411
SusWrite 102
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 52.3
200% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 179
151% 214 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 315 314 314 313 313 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 484
Mixed 400
SusWrite 330
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 64.2
221% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 350
264% 353 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 125%
Great: 126%
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$146
112GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 118 118 119 119 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 376
Write 137
Mixed 192
SusWrite 118
45% 206 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 40.3
167% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 158
120% 165 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSEK.8FD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 25.2
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 34.9
SC Mixed 27.2
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 107%
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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 3,682 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) - $116

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,001
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