MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics141% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 00:39
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-8700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 494
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 967
MC Float 1,078
MC Mixed 1,035
154% 1,027 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB; EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW2 GAMING
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2802 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 476
Reflection 406
Parallax 425
142% 436 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 438
Splatting 269
141% 322 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 141%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB
17GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 407
Mixed 418
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 48.4
178% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 120
139% 240 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 114%
Great: 127%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 134
Write 146
Mixed 99.6
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.58
185% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 110%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$119
564GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 131
Write 105
Mixed 112
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.21
95% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 110%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$70
363GB free
Firmware: SM11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
48% Average
Read 75.7
Write 90.1
Mixed 79.1
61% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.62
189% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 48%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$131
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 26.2
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 31.6
SC Mixed 28.2
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 109%
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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 7,755 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: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $873
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