MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 93%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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 Drive143% 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-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, , 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 02:18
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 way above expectations (91st percentile)
93% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 471
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 732
MC Mixed 689
103% 688 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
PNY(196E 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 546
Reflection 294
Parallax 345
146% 395 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 278
Splatting 230
101% 237 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 120%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme SAMSUNG MZ1LV960 960GB
562GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 1,014
Write 856
Mixed 866
203% 912 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 29.7
152% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 39.9
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 84.4
69% 94.5 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 143%
Great: 204%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$90
344GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 492
Write 326
Mixed 322
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 17.2
99% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 45.8
53% 86.3 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$90
238GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 61% Great: 108%
Seagate 600 480GB-$299
238GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 102%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
238GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 116%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$7
10GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Read 129
Write 28.7
Mixed 45.6
68% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 6.91
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 1.42
166% 3.67 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 29.5
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 3,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,199
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback