Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 96.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive244% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7966
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M9 ACK (MS-7966)  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160511
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 06:52
Run Duration60 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-6700K-$306
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 478
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 756
MC Mixed 717
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
257GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,296
Write 1,391
Mixed 1,318
368% 1,668 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 34
198% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 50.7
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 219
164% 209 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 244%
Great: 269%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 31.1
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 30.1
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING M9 ACK (MS-7966) Builds (Compare 207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 112%
Desktop 114%
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M9 ACK (MS-7966)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 150% - Outstanding Total price: $685
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