MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics35% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive98.6% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 00:57
Run Duration324 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i3-8100-$125
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 431
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 439
65% 436 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$110
Gigabyte(1458 3765) 2GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
35% Below average
Lighting 108
Reflection 69
Parallax 116
34% 97.6 fps
MRender 76.6
Gravity 96.5
Splatting 75.4
36% 82.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 482
Mixed 457
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 31.8
131% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 50.3
80% 148 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 106%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 90.6
Write 152
Mixed 151
100% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.81
221% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 111%
Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB-$91
514GB free
Firmware: CC13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 97.3
Write 106
Mixed 88.3
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.37
84% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 74%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$78
795GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 101
Write 90.8
Mixed 92.5
71% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.44
100% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$57
470GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 111
Write 104
Mixed 96.9
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.51
129% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 73%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
590GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
25.7% Poor
Read 67.5
Write 67.3
Mixed 36.8
71% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.25
22% 0.38 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 25.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 28.5
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 27.8
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95.7%
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 7,653 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) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $901
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