Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 125%
Desktop 157%
Workstation 108%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive298% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:21
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 140
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 545
QC Float 591
QC Mixed 573
129% 570 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 851
MC Mixed 744
113% 760 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$24
MaxC: 2012 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 399
Parallax 418
126% 412 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 409
Splatting 257
129% 305 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 129%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Samsung SSD 960 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
344% Outstanding
Read 2,911
Write 1,817
Mixed 1,824
482% 2,184 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 209
4K Mixed 73.1
298% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 617
DQ Write 547
DQ Mixed 275
290% 480 MB/s
Poor: 209%
This bench: 344%
Great: 336%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$475
666GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,760
Write 1,484
Mixed 1,402
414% 1,882 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 60.6
249% 93.5 MB/s
DQ Read 572
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 210
233% 397 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 298%
Great: 294%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
3TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 133
Write 89.5
Mixed 85.1
123% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.09
47% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 28
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 30.4
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop 92%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,035
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