MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics85% 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 Drive62.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 22:57
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$302
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
60.7% Good
Memory 84.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 247
86% 152 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 232
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Gigabyte(1458 3FC9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
85% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 107
Parallax 109
88% 108 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 97.5
Splatting 0.3
82% 76.1 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 85%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HS-SSD-C100 480GB
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0423A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 191 55 81 45 73 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 487
Write 369
Mixed 359
SusWrite 135
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 16
87% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 25.7
72% 146 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
728GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 154 155 157 156 157 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 112
Write 106
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 155
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 108%
WD WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 182 185 184 187 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 171
Mixed 112
SusWrite 183
120% 163 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 7.8
4K Mixed 0.7
306% 3.5 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G6E1 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
42.2% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 13.5
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 10.5
32% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 52%

 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 9,290 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) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,090
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