MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive173% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 15 '20 at 01:34
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 (30th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 702
76% 589 Pts
64-Core 711
48% 711 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
EVGA(3842 1667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76% Very good
Lighting 313
Reflection 248
Parallax 281
82% 281 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 270
Splatting 184
76% 225 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 243 228 237 227 213 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,259
Write 298
Mixed 511
SusWrite 238
126% 577 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 60.9
233% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 1,272
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 613
504% 749 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 173%
Great: 345%
WDC WDBNCE0010PNC 1TB
445GB free
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 363 363 354 364 339 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 436
Mixed 280
SusWrite 364
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 53.2
192% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 233
208% 314 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
232GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 119 118 118 121 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 180
Write 138
Mixed 96.9
SusWrite 119
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2A2400C16 029E CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 16GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 20.9
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 21.9
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 74%

 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 5,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $788
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HDDRAMUSB
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