MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics2.75% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 18 '19 at 21:15
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
78.8% Very good
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 815
78% 626 Pts
64-Core 986
66% 986 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Gigabyte(1458 36F8) 1GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
2.75% Terrible
Lighting 7.7
Reflection 9.6
Parallax 13.4
2% 10.2 fps
MRender 7.3
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 14.1
3% 11 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.75%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 120GB-$37
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c45
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 415
Write 360
Mixed 335
82% 370 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 37.1
136% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 174
137% 186 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 89%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
506GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 167 162 156 166 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 189
Mixed 39.7
SusWrite 164
104% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
150% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 108%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$63
181GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 85 73 85 82 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
47% Average
Read 80.3
Write 82.8
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 83.1
55% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
37.8% Below average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 10.5
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 8.5
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 61%
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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 13,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $870
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