MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics36.7% 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)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '19 at 06:22
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
89% Excellent
1-Core 131
2-Core 248
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 792
83% 648 Pts
64-Core 968
65% 968 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$124
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
36.7% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 70.2
Parallax 107
35% 98.2 fps
MRender 81.4
Gravity 105
Splatting 77.4
38% 88 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
852GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 124 84 34 53 51 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 43% Great: 79%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$98
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 170 168 169 169 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 138
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 169
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IRX2800D464L16S/8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 12.1
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 14.5
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) Builds (Compare 12,780 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $901
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