MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics36.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 21:46
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i7-8700-$304
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 530
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 945
MC Float 1,130
MC Mixed 1,050
156% 1,042 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$100
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 70.5
Parallax 107
35% 98.5 fps
MRender 81.5
Gravity 105
Splatting 77.8
38% 88.2 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+931GBHDD 1TB
681GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 270 272 249 147 147 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 61% Great: 111%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$110
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 166 169 171 171 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 156
Mixed 73
SusWrite 170
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 108%
Mass Storage Device 2TB
465GB free, PID 6116
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 37 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 35.2
Write 33.5
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 37.7
46% 33.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
88% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 26%
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 (77th percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 12.4
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 14.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 51%
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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 9,575 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) - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $847
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