MSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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.
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-7B58
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 06:29
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$245
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 512
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 739
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 766
115% 767 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 101%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$478
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 382
Parallax 446
130% 411 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 386
Splatting 243
126% 288 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 127%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 178 191 201 192 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 145
Mixed 81
SusWrite 188
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.2% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 21.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 18.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 103%
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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 M5 (MS-7B58) Builds (Compare 2,181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58) - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,494
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