MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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 Drive97.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 04:24
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 499
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 717
MC Float 737
MC Mixed 736
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 404
Reflection 366
Parallax 429
128% 400 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 379
Splatting 238
123% 282 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 125%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 400
Mixed 411
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 37.4
153% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 41.6
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 26.3
55% 106 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 148
Write 134
Mixed 129
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.23
89% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.2% Good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 20.2
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 104%
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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 6,166 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) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $964
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HDDRAMUSB
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