MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 97.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics29.4% 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)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '19 at 18:23
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 870
88% 699 Pts
64-Core 1,050
70% 1,050 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Lighting 118
Reflection 70.7
Parallax 107
31% 98.7 fps
MRender 81.5
Gravity 106
Splatting 78
30% 88.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+931GBHDD 1TB
802GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 264 268 267 267 265 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 31% Great: 98%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$105
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 170 167 173 172 173 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 166
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 170
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IRX2800D464L16S/8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
48.7% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 12.2
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 50%

 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 4,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $832
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