Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 133%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 100%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics175% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170901
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:01
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 491
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 525
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 944
MC Float 1,110
MC Mixed 1,048
154% 1,034 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 106%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$795
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
175% Outstanding
Lighting 577
Reflection 547
Parallax 653
187% 592 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 557
Splatting 294
167% 376 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 175%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
437GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 404
Mixed 410
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 43.2
168% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 120
141% 244 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 23.4
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 26.1
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 95%
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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 1,493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 117%
Desktop 127%
Workstation 114%

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B45) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,360
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