MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.8% 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
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory3.7 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 02:10
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 (42nd percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 124
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 502
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 711
MC Float 773
MC Mixed 743
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 120%
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 (97th percentile)
42.8% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 85.3
Parallax 128
42% 118 fps
MRender 81.1
Gravity 129
Splatting 87.8
43% 99.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.8%
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 2,003
Write 1,508
Mixed 568
299% 1,359 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 60.8
229% 87.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,170
DQ Write 1,278
DQ Mixed 914
773% 1,121 MB/s
Poor: 138% Great: 232%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
792GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 158 159 160 157 159 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 122
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 158
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 164 164 165 164 166 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 115
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 162
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 117%
Generic- USB3.0 CRW-SM/xD 16GB
11GB free, PID 0301
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 11 11 11 11 12 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
10.8% Very poor
Read 43.7
Write 11.5
Mixed 13.8
SusWrite 11.4
22% 20.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 1.1
68% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10.8%
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 as expected (48th percentile)
41.6% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.5
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 12
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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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) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $971
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