MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 90.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics31.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory1.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 10:03
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 24%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Memory 92.2
1-Core 122
2-Core 248
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 670
75% 577 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.5% Below average
Lighting 39.1
Reflection 39.1
Parallax 36.7
32% 38.3 fps
MRender 34.8
Gravity 39.7
Splatting 25.5
31% 33.3 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$196
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 104 115 154 24 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 502
Write 481
Mixed 385
SusWrite 117
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 39.7
148% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 191
185% 292 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$33
148GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 85 87 86 86 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 93.1
Write 85.7
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 85.4
60% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.4% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 22.9
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 23
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 91%

 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 9,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,029
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