MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 20:34
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$365
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 290
102% 217 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 883
92% 723 Pts
64-Core 1,129
76% 1,129 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 389
Parallax 441
110% 417 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 401
Splatting 246
98% 297 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 310 316 317 313 308 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 320
Mixed 314
SusWrite 313
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 40
160% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 247
212% 313 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 104%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 23.4
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 27.2
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 6,785 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,224
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