MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive234% 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.
High background CPU (30%). 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '18 at 23:56
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 134
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 556
QC Mixed 506
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 484
86% 573 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 462
Reflection 409
Parallax 440
140% 437 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 436
Splatting 266
140% 319 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 140%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 2,101
Write 1,383
Mixed 1,293
352% 1,592 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 31.9
191% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 59.2
DQ Write 394
DQ Mixed 32.2
82% 162 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 234%
Great: 258%
Transcend SSD370S 128GB-$50
106GB free
Firmware: P1225CE Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 310
Mixed 388
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 46.8
177% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 63.6
100% 191 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 164
Mixed 180
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.19
79% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 30
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 23
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 99%
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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 6,098 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $949
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