MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateNov 24 '19 at 21:18
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 as expected (41st percentile)
78.8% Very good
1-Core 113
2-Core 226
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 651
71% 550 Pts
64-Core 644
43% 644 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$179
CLim: 1576 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 230
Reflection 207
Parallax 316
60% 251 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 238
Splatting 146
65% 181 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE2500PNC-WRSN 250GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 498
Write 311
Mixed 194
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 30.9
154% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 231
179% 248 MB/s
Poor: 61% Great: 101%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$85
98GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 102 94 94 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 136
Write 113
Mixed 89
SusWrite 107
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
208% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
66GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 93 100 99 104 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 94
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 96.3
64% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 78%
WD My Passport 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 100 101 96 82 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 101
Write 86.2
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 96.4
110% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
108% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 27.6
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 27.6
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 104%
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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 15,751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $895
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