MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 84.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39% 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 Drive238% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:54
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 (99th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 446
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 435
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 447
67% 448 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 85D3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
39% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 82.9
Parallax 122
37% 108 fps
MRender 81.7
Gravity 115
Splatting 85
40% 93.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,633
Write 1,165
Mixed 1,275
370% 1,691 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 28.8
183% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 58.7
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 119
116% 174 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 238%
Great: 234%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
252GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 159
Write 148
Mixed 135
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.24
113% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 22.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 81%
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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 6,221 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) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $985
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HDDRAMUSB
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