MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
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 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 90.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive349% 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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190402
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 15:32
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-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 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 as expected (54th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 842
84% 670 Pts
64-Core 1,063
71% 1,063 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$130
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.10.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
51.2% Above average
Lighting 194
Reflection 176
Parallax 260
53% 210 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 188
Splatting 125
49% 151 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$102
533GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1598 1702 1667 1714 1679 921 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
349% Outstanding
Read 2,578
Write 1,652
Mixed 1,276
SusWrite 1,547
393% 1,763 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 96.1
320% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1197
DQ Write 1,113
DQ Mixed 1,240
907% 1,183 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 349%
Great: 351%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$127
647GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 492 490 491 489 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 492
Mixed 448
SusWrite 490
110% 487 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 64.4
220% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 135%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 23.1
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 26.6
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 96%
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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 6,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,226
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