MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics57% 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 Drive116% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200608
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateApr 21 '21 at 03:50
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 89.5
1-Core 150
2-Core 300
100% 180 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 1159
109% 879 Pts
64-Core 1157
78% 1157 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57% Above average
Lighting 70.8
Reflection 76.6
Parallax 69.8
57% 72.4 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 71.9
Splatting 0.3
57% 46.4 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 500GB-$50
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 382 410 412 406 357 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 416
Mixed 314
SusWrite 386
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 52.3
185% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 274
224% 320 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
429GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 140 141 141 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 165
Write 139
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 139
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.8% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.1
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 22
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.8%
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 9,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,044
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