MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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 92.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 08 '19 at 05:54
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 855
88% 692 Pts
64-Core 1,056
71% 1,056 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$125
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
29.3% Poor
Lighting 118
Reflection 70.6
Parallax 106
31% 98.4 fps
MRender 81.6
Gravity 105
Splatting 77.6
29% 88.1 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+931GBHDD 1TB
857GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 273 275 273 195 196 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 105%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$100
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 170 169 171 171 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 164
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 169
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.6%
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)
47.4% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 12
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47.4%
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 14,376 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $872
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