MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 97.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics171% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle 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-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 20:31
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$240
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 118
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 512
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 728
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 743
113% 756 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Lighting 557
Reflection 547
Parallax 583
175% 562 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 544
Splatting 308
168% 380 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 171%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
908GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 84 92 99 97 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 95.4
Write 51.7
Mixed 47.3
SusWrite 87.7
52% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 71%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB-$7
3GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.7 5.9 5.5 4.8 5.4 6 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
8.93% Terrible
Read 41.4
Write 3.2
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 5.2
12% 13.5 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
28% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.93%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.8% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 21.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 104%
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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 6,912 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) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $871
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