MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 94.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.1% 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)
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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 03:00
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
SC Int 100
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 121
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 485
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 671
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 725
108% 719 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Nvidia(10DE 11BF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.1% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 84.3
Parallax 125
41% 116 fps
MRender 81.5
Gravity 128
Splatting 85.9
43% 98.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$28
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U21010RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 502
Write 394
Mixed 275
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 19.7
140% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 109
119% 194 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 77%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
812GB free
Firmware: 2AR20003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 100 102 98 100 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 99.6
Write 72.4
Mixed 57.6
SusWrite 100
61% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 28.4
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 36.8
SC Mixed 29.6
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) Builds (Compare 10,354 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $890
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