MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 97.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics36.7% 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)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:57
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 494
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 664
MC Float 765
MC Mixed 727
107% 719 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
36.7% Below average
Lighting 114
Reflection 95.5
Parallax 103
34% 104 fps
MRender 79
Gravity 110
Splatting 78.3
38% 89.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$94
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 485
Write 456
Mixed 386
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 40.4
133% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 113
85% 113 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
69GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 104 103 105 105 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 122
Write 118
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 103
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD2 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.5
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 22.5
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 95%
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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 3,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,205
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