MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive252% 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 (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory6.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 02:04
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%
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 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8086K-$500
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 82.7
1-Core 129
2-Core 250
87% 154 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 714
73% 575 Pts
64-Core 910
61% 910 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
94.4% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 342
Parallax 359
91% 349 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 355
Splatting 232
95% 268 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$79
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1773 833 616 622 624 621 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,147
Write 1,850
Mixed 1,404
SusWrite 848
349% 1,562 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 70.1
231% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 886
DQ Mixed 962
717% 952 MB/s
Poor: 204%
This bench: 252%
Great: 321%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$138
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 168 170 169 170 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 163
Mixed 102
SusWrite 169
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.9
206% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
61.5% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 20.3
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 19.4
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 79%

 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 2,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,394
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