MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 121%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive41.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '18 at 04:21
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
121% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 602
QC Float 637
QC Mixed 618
140% 619 Pts
MC Int 893
MC Float 948
MC Mixed 918
138% 920 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 121%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1462 MHz, MLim: 1757 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
66.3% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 184
Parallax 202
63% 198 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 193
Splatting 128
68% 158 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
168GB free
Firmware: UF3000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
41.8% Average
Read 496
Write 85.8
Mixed 274
62% 286 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 23.1
4K Mixed 4.67
46% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 70.5
DQ Mixed 6.91
26% 59.3 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 28
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 38
SC Mixed 31.1
88% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 1,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,295
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