MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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.
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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 17:08
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 519
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 752
113% 753 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3369) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 399
Parallax 422
132% 417 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 414
Splatting 260
134% 307 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 133%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3000RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 454
Write 177
Mixed 211
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 19.7
83% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 40.8
47% 82 MB/s
Poor: 29% Great: 53%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,942
Write 72.2
Mixed 117
1,703% 2,377 MB/s
4K Read 898
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1.8
37,626% 300 MB/s
Poor: 66% Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 28.3
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 30.6
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 100%
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 PLUS (MS-7B61) Builds (Compare 6,171 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) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $978
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HDDRAMUSB
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