Performance Results

Gaming 116%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive97.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:11
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 155
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 553
QC Mixed 512
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 884
MC Mixed 806
121% 810 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 854F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1566 MHz, MLim: 1950 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 618
Reflection 325
Parallax 377
164% 440 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 333
Splatting 222
112% 258 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 134%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
78GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 354
Mixed 399
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 23.1
139% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 68.9
127% 253 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 99%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 95.4
Write 77.8
Mixed 65.8
60% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.55
137% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 63%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 28.5
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 33.1
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 47.1
85% 47.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 100%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 6,347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
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Desktop 91%
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Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,177
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