MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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 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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month 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%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600K-$239
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
84.2% Excellent
1-Core 124
2-Core 245
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 701
75% 586 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$105
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Relative performance (0th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 168
Parallax 210
0% 126 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 143
Splatting 121
42% 133 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$26
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900711
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 5.3 7.8 36 41 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th 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: 35%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 85%
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 (31st 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: 57%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 102%
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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 16,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $949
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