Performance Results

Gaming 120%
Desktop 109%
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive117% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 06:57
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 149
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 506
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 744
MC Float 845
MC Mixed 811
120% 800 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$538
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2715 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 449
Reflection 420
Parallax 447
139% 439 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 435
Splatting 269
141% 322 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 140%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
171GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 416
Mixed 417
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 48.9
184% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 121
148% 264 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$69
914GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 92.4
Write 91.9
Mixed 88.2
68% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.35
90% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 58%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
687GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 162
Mixed 158
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.25
122% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$172
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 26.9
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 32
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 109%
Desktop 93%
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Workstation 73%

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,097
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