Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 114%
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 94.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive123% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 22:43
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-8400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 124
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 476
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 738
MC Mixed 695
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Device(4426 19DA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 478
Reflection 413
Parallax 440
144% 444 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 439
Splatting 259
140% 319 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 142%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
456GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 870
Write 446
Mixed 886
163% 734 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 36.6
140% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 110
161% 300 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 123%
Great: 152%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$103
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 31
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.3
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23.4
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 90%
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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 PLUS (MS-7B61) Builds (Compare 1,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 74%
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $825
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