MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive47.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190826
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateNov 04 '19 at 17:35
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8400-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 243
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 698
76% 589 Pts
64-Core 696
47% 696 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$25
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 90 16 53 55 16 MB/s
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.1% Average
Read 179
Write 100
Mixed 119
SusWrite 47.4
25% 111 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 22.6
98% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 110
101% 150 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 81%
WD Green 1.5TB (2009)-$164
486GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 56 59 55 56 58 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
24.4% Poor
Read 28.5
Write 50.7
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 56.3
30% 41.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
71% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 57%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$80
511GB free
Firmware: SD17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 98 99 99 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 66
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 98.3
60% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G4D240FSA.8FAR 04CB DDR4 2400 859B BLS4G4D240FSA.8FAR 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.5% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.2
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 17.6
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 60%
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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 16,149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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% - Very good Total price: $899
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