MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics59.1% 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)
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.
Run History
5 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 29 '21 at 23:05
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-8350K-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
68.4% Good
Memory 49.4
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
78% 147 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 496
68% 500 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Lighting 73.3
Reflection 75.9
Parallax 70
59% 73.1 fps
MRender 67.9
Gravity 73.8
Splatting 69.4
59% 70.4 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$67
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 66 64 152 89 136 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 54.7
Write 14.2
SusWrite 105
13% 57.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 11.6
82% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 171
137% 196 MB/s
Poor: 55% Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D26BFSB.8FBD2 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
26.3% Poor
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 7.7
26% 9.13 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 8.4
23% 8.1 GB/s
Latency 163
25% 163 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 97%

 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 9,738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $864
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