Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 57%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:00
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 135
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 136
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 426
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 679
MC Mixed 609
93% 625 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
EVGA(3842 6264) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 198
Parallax 209
68% 211 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 211
Splatting 160
74% 172 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$70
89GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 462
Write 365
Mixed 388
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 4.52
111% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 22.5
78% 167 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$190
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
53.8% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 17.5
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 12.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270F GAMING Builds (Compare 8,169 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270F GAMING - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,191
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