MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics57% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive132% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 19 '19 at 02:38
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 309
109% 232 Pts
4-Core 611
8-Core 917
98% 764 Pts
64-Core 874
59% 874 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
57% Above average
Lighting 223
Reflection 150
Parallax 308
61% 227 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 191
Splatting 172
51% 161 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$90
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V6005-ac Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 773 793 769 370 42 11 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 603
Write 709
Mixed 600
SusWrite 460
134% 593 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 49.6
205% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 393
DQ Mixed 292
246% 356 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 132%
Great: 152%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
292GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 149 150 150 150 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 149
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 149
89% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
367% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$20
171GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 164 164 165 163 164 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 146
Write 62.3
Mixed 68.4
SusWrite 164
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$22
466GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 124 125 127 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 123
Write 117
Mixed 69.6
SusWrite 125
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 71%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 124GB
43GB free, PID 00d2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 62 65 60 58 58 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
31.8% Below average
Read 107
Write 144
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 58.7
131% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 9.9
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.8
78% 3.7 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT8G4DFS8213.C8FH1 04CD F4-2666C19-8GNT 16GB
2933, 2933 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 25.1
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 26.5
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 89%
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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 6,425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,214
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