MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive112% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 12:31
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8400-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
78.2% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 234
82% 175 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 678
71% 556 Pts
64-Core 675
45% 675 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.3.2
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Lighting 194
Reflection 180
Parallax 289
51% 221 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 199
Splatting 131
55% 160 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 252 278 280 282 248 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 467
Mixed 357
SusWrite 274
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 57.2
192% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 342
261% 353 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
292GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 83 85 80 85 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 54.1
Write 87.2
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 84.2
45% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 107%
WD WD2002FYPS-01U1B0 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 87 87 88 90 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 83.2
Write 83.6
Mixed 56
SusWrite 88.1
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$99
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 29.5
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 31
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
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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 7,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,225
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