Performance Results

Gaming 106%
Desktop 116%
Workstation 72%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 93.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive214% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161116
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 02:07
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-7600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 492
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 488
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 375.63
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 353
Reflection 304
Parallax 321
106% 326 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 320
Splatting 233
109% 254 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
176GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
214% Outstanding
Read 1,942
Write 1,058
Mixed 1,124
303% 1,375 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 46.6
192% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 433
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 125
139% 243 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 214%
Great: 264%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 182
Mixed 166
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.34
89% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$198
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.9
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 23.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73%
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 Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 2,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
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Desktop 92%
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Workstation 70%

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,129
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