MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics29.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 20 '18 at 21:43
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
92% Outstanding
1-Core 131
2-Core 263
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 796
84% 659 Pts
64-Core 1,047
70% 1,047 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
29.2% Poor
Lighting 118
Reflection 70.6
Parallax 107
30% 98.5 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 106
Splatting 77.8
28% 88.2 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
808GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 271 272 261 70 196 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 28% Great: 86%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$70
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 173 170 172 174 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 166
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 172
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IRX2800D464L16S/8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
37.3% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 10.1
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 11.1
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 51%
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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 13,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $854
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