MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.2% 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 Drive71.8% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime10.2 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 05:55
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 113
2-Core 237
85% 148 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 567
68% 516 Pts
64-Core 635
43% 635 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$400
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1715 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.7.1
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.2% Excellent
Lighting 95.6
Reflection 112
Parallax 150
77% 119 fps
MRender 93.9
Gravity 109
Splatting 78.3
86% 93.7 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 169 140 133 131 128 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 424
Write 263
Mixed 229
SusWrite 153
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 29.9
100% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 197
181% 281 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 128%
Sandisk Ultra 3D NVMe 1TB
781GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1373 759 745 766 761 768 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,238
Write 1,428
Mixed 1,102
SusWrite 862
261% 1,157 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 62
215% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,590
DQ Write 643
DQ Mixed 1099
818% 1,111 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 218%
Great: 272%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
701GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 167 166 168 167 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 171
Mixed 102
SusWrite 167
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
226% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 25.1
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 22.7
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 1: 0R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
1% 3% 36 110 5 60 24" 1920 1080 AUS24A1 VG245
History: Score 0: 0R 0G 0B | Score 1: 0R 0G 1B
Typical Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 4,461 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,495
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