MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics20% 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)
Boot Drive72.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 02:30
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-8700K-$380
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 108
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 415
103% 457 Pts
MC Int 1012
MC Float 1,156
MC Mixed 1,105
163% 1091 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Gigabyte(1458 375C) 2GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 1653 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
20% Very poor
Lighting 61.6
Reflection 42.7
Parallax 55.1
18% 53.1 fps
MRender 37.5
Gravity 60.7
Splatting 51
21% 49.7 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 20%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20150213
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 202 209 209 210 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 471
Write 200
Mixed 193
SusWrite 207
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 16.8
115% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 80.3
89% 149 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
903GB free
Firmware: HP36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 196 197 196 198 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 158
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 196
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$95
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 178 176 177 181 181 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 77
Write 111
Mixed 62
SusWrite 176
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
59% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 26.7
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31.6
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 110%
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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 6,199 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $988
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HDDRAMUSB
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