MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (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.
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:55
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 529
QC Mixed 498
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 703
MC Float 775
MC Mixed 742
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 82.8
Parallax 137
42% 119 fps
MRender 80
Gravity 126
Splatting 86.9
42% 97.6 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2005
Write 1,468
Mixed 641
302% 1,372 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 63.7
242% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,217
DQ Write 1,284
DQ Mixed 934
790% 1,145 MB/s
Poor: 140% Great: 233%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
792GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 157 158 159 158 157 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
60% Good
Read 51.7
Write 68.7
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 158
57% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 60%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 164 162 165 164 162 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 138
Mixed 84
SusWrite 163
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 116%
Generic- USB3.0 CRW-SM/xD 16GB
11GB free, PID 0301
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 11 11 12 11 11 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
12.9% Very poor
Read 43.8
Write 6
Mixed 14.7
SusWrite 11.2
20% 18.9 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.9
84% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.9%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$66
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.5% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.7
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 11
34% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 48%
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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 6,195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $119

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