MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 93.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory40GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 40GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory32.2 GB free of 40 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJul 10 '18 at 03:50
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i5-8500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
SC Int 116
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 479
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 738
MC Mixed 677
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
64.1% Good
Lighting 191
Reflection 179
Parallax 215
62% 195 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 180
Splatting 124
66% 153 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$98
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 309 309 309 305 261 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 310
Mixed 311
SusWrite 300
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 37.3
149% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 245
210% 311 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 128%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
865GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 131 127 125 125 126 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 60.7
Write 65.8
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 126
51% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.3
274% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
430GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 85 86 81 81 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 85.7
Write 95
Mixed 54
SusWrite 82
58% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
165% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMV16GX4M1A2666C18 029E CMV4GX4M1A2666C18 029E CMV16GX4M1A2666C18 029E CMV4GX4M1A2666C18 40GB
2667, 2667, 2667, 2667 MHz
16384, 4096, 16384, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
91.6% Outstanding
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 29.3
94% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 27.5
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
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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 2,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,191
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