MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 95.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics29.3% 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 02 '19 at 21:33
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 777
83% 645 Pts
64-Core 1,040
70% 1,040 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 95.8%
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)
29.3% Poor
Lighting 118
Reflection 70.3
Parallax 106
31% 98.2 fps
MRender 81.7
Gravity 105
Splatting 77.6
29% 88.2 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+931GBHDD 1TB
900GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 271 271 208 198 197 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: 165 170 167 172 167 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 156
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 168
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.2%
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 (61st percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 12
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.1
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.3%
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 4,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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: $823
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