MSI X370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A33)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics77.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A33
MotherboardMSI X370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A33)  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170731
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateJul 19 '22 at 18:28
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X-$295
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Memory 67.2
1-Core 106
2-Core 204
70% 126 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 653
64% 523 Pts
64-Core 1,108
69% 1,108 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.5% Very good
Lighting 96.8
Reflection 110
Parallax 97
78% 101 fps
MRender 94.5
Gravity 95.1
Splatting 86.5
77% 92 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$45
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,536
Write 791
Mixed 346
194% 891 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 43.4
142% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 748
DQ Write 494
DQ Mixed 620
463% 621 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 236%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
166GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 102 101 100 96 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62% Good
Read 118
Write 76.7
Mixed 73.1
SusWrite 98.4
68% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69% Good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 25.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 18.8
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 75: 9R 8G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
75% 26% 90 283 211 60 31.5" 1920 1080 SAM7089 LC32G5xT
History: Score 44: 4R 6G 6B | Score 75: 9R 8G 6B
Typical X370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A33) Builds (Compare 533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI X370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A33)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $458
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