Performance Results

Gaming 130%
Desktop 110%
Workstation 105%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive135% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170901
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:23
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$317
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 499
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 967
MC Float 1,112
MC Mixed 1,051
156% 1,043 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 103%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 541
Reflection 508
Parallax 564
170% 538 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 536
Splatting 291
162% 365 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 165%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$229
117GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 122%
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 240GB-$141
116GB free
Firmware: OC34L5TP Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 1,127
Write 622
Mixed 645
176% 798 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 20.3
128% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 19.2
101% 233 MB/s
Poor: 99%
This bench: 135%
Great: 148%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$55
676GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Read 88.5
Write 97.8
Mixed 90.6
70% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.42
121% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 78%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$68
401GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
42.6% Average
Read 79.9
Write 68.3
Mixed 75.2
56% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.18
68% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 29.4
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 26.9
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 122%
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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 PRO CARBON (MS-7B45) Builds (Compare 2,582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 116%
Desktop 127%
Workstation 113%

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,280
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