MSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)

Performance Results

Gaming 137%
Desktop 109%
Workstation 112%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics175% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
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-7B58
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171030
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 17 '17 at 07:23
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i7-8700K-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 569
QC Mixed 552
126% 554 Pts
MC Int 1,008
MC Float 1178
MC Mixed 1,137
166% 1,108 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 113%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$795
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Lighting 571
Reflection 546
Parallax 649
185% 589 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 556
Splatting 294
167% 376 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 175%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Zotac Premium Edition 480GB-$151
147GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 509
Mixed 500
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 15
137% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 15.2
97% 222 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$100
786GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 143
Write 131
Mixed 110
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.25
110% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$210
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 25.4
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 29.2
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 100%
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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 M5 (MS-7B58) Builds (Compare 996 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 129%
Desktop 129%
Workstation 118%

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING M5 (MS-7B58) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,620
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