MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive72.5% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 20:30
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 557
QC Float 590
QC Mixed 576
130% 574 Pts
MC Int 954
MC Float 1,063
MC Mixed 1,017
151% 1,012 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 398
Parallax 410
127% 406 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 399
Splatting 255
130% 299 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 129%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 180GB-$245
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 125 152 162 162 148 MB/s
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
72.5% Very good
Read 274
Write 164
Mixed 226
SusWrite 144
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 30.5
145% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 106
107% 176 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 82%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
147GB free
Firmware: R031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 438 191 145 147 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 345
Write 462
Mixed 376
SusWrite 258
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 42.2
155% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 304
224% 289 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
650GB free
Firmware: 1A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 158 157 157 157 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 166
Mixed 135
SusWrite 157
117% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 95%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$158
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 26.2
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 28.1
80% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 106%
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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 6,091 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) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $949
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HDDRAMUSB
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