MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 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 88.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 25 '20 at 20:07
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Memory 90.5
1-Core 124
2-Core 245
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 701
75% 586 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$142
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
39.5% Below average
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 168
Parallax 210
0% 126 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 143
Splatting 121
42% 133 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$20
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900711
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 5.3 7.8 36 41 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 328
Write 76
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 25.4
27% 125 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 12.2
74% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 48.8
DQ Mixed 55.9
51% 80.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.3
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 22.2
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 103%

 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 5,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $813
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