Performance Results

Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 126%
Workstation 80%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive305% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime5.5 Days
Run DateApr 08 '20 at 02:52
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8400-$175
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Memory 90.6
1-Core 118
2-Core 229
85% 146 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 601
68% 524 Pts
64-Core 631
42% 631 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.8% Good
Lighting 246
Reflection 207
Parallax 221
65% 225 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 224
Splatting 175
61% 184 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
688GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1005 1347 1726 1877 1899 1875 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 1,964
Write 1,138
Mixed 785
SusWrite 1,621
307% 1,377 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 84.8
239% 92.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,346
DQ Write 957
DQ Mixed 615
605% 973 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 305%
Great: 382%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$79
411GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 121 121 121 121 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
62% Good
Read 95.5
Write 25
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 120
56% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
213% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$39
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
39.9% Below average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 11.4
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 11.1
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 48%
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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 18,340 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 75%

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $122

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $889
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