MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive255% 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-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170904
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 20:56
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$49
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 127
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 539
QC Mixed 522
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 765
MC Mixed 754
111% 739 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB; Gainward GeForce GTX 1060, 6GB GDDR5
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 167
Parallax 164
57% 176 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 196
Splatting 160
71% 166 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2,444
Write 1,194
Mixed 1,381
368% 1,673 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 47.7
216% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 525
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 184
205% 352 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 255%
Great: 234%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
867GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 153
Mixed 162
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
98% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 29.7
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98%
Great: 110%
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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 6,200 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: $988
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HDDRAMUSB
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