Performance Results

Gaming 21%
Desktop 140%
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive266% 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.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '17 at 12:55
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User HKG-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 i7-7700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 161
SC Mixed 155
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 582
QC Mixed 589
126% 555 Pts
MC Int 780
MC Float 864
MC Mixed 805
122% 816 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 116%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver.
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Lighting 26.2
Reflection 34
Parallax 27.5
8% 29.2 fps
MRender 26.4
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 41
12% 30 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$238
438GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 2,859
Write 1,376
Mixed 1,477
418% 1,904 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 33.2
215% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 63.6
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 29.5
47% 86.8 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 266%
Great: 278%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 162
Mixed 155
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 3.93
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.34
243% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$203
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 32.5
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33.1
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 104%
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 STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 10,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 108%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 73%

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,384
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