MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 84.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics33% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive117% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:30
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i3-8100-$130
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 440
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 454
67% 449 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 580-$450
Gigabyte(1458 351E) 1.5GB
CLim: 855 MHz, MLim: 1025 MHz, Ram: 1.5GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
33% Below average
Lighting 92.8
Reflection 124
Parallax 111
31% 109 fps
MRender 95.5
Gravity 73.2
Splatting 81.6
35% 83.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 33%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 414
Mixed 422
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 49
184% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 126
150% 265 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 191
Mixed 169
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.23
93% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$142
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.1% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 21.1
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 22.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 96%
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 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 6,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $934
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HDDRAMUSB
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