MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 18:36
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 (71st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 265
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 742
82% 634 Pts
64-Core 1,042
70% 1,042 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 94%
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 (98th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Lighting 119
Reflection 70.6
Parallax 107
30% 98.8 fps
MRender 81.7
Gravity 106
Splatting 77.9
28% 88.4 fps
Poor: 25%
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: 264 268 277 265 156 31 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 105%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$93
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 167 165 173 172 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 158
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 169
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 109%
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 (66th percentile)
48.1% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 12.4
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 15.1
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.1%
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 13,816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $837
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