MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 90.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:36
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i5-8400-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 459
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 636
MC Float 723
MC Mixed 672
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 386
Parallax 415
125% 399 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 400
Splatting 246
129% 294 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 127%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 413
Mixed 421
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 24.8
143% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 24.9
90% 199 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 123%
Kingston A400 240GB-$33
141GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 320
Write 314
Mixed 338
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 6.16
79% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 10.3
70% 161 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB-$82
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.8% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 20.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 21.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 98%
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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 6,198 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $978
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