MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive275% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200608
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 25 '20 at 11:36
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$279
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 148
2-Core 288
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 875
88% 699 Pts
64-Core 1,138
76% 1,138 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1278 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.6% Above average
Lighting 190
Reflection 172
Parallax 263
50% 208 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 192
Splatting 128
53% 153 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$52
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 648 337 337 337 337 338 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 2,524
Write 1,477
Mixed 1050
SusWrite 389
300% 1,360 MB/s
4K Read 65.1
4K Write 205
4K Mixed 94.7
329% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 1,185
DQ Mixed 1014
784% 1,060 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 275%
Great: 274%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$47
38GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 78 58 58 56 56 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 507
Write 364
Mixed 158
SusWrite 82.3
61% 278 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 38.5
152% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 110
111% 185 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
210GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 113 112 110 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 136
Write 140
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 111
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 27
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 30.8
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 108%

 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 5,328 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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