MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics47.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive103% 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.
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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 22:43
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i5-8600K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 536
QC Mixed 527
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 745
MC Float 779
MC Mixed 762
114% 762 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
EVGA(3842 2683) 2GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1552 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
47.2% Average
Lighting 128
Reflection 102
Parallax 166
44% 132 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 147
Splatting 84.5
50% 113 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 409
Mixed 415
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 39.5
166% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 46.8
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 87.6
89% 137 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 103%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
151GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 402
Mixed 416
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 47
183% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 45.9
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 106
98% 143 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 108%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
67GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 405
Mixed 417
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 43.4
179% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.2
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 28
61% 117 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 107%
Great: 134%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB-$23
54GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
14.6% Very poor
Read 37
Write 14.5
Mixed 17.4
25% 23 MB/s
4K Read 4.12
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.71
96% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14.6%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.1
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 20.9
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70%
Great: 101%
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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 6,172 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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HDDRAMUSB
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