Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 110%
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive72% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7970
MotherboardMSI Z170A TOMAHAWK AC (MS-7970)  (all builds)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMar 04 '18 at 23:32
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-6700K-$323
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 480
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 670
100% 670 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB; Palit Geforce 1080 8Gb
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 441
Reflection 379
Parallax 407
132% 409 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 416
Splatting 250
132% 301 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 132%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$147
72GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 492
Write 266
Mixed 272
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 17
116% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 42.2
DQ Write 69.3
DQ Mixed 17
24% 42.8 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 72%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 4x8GB-$326
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 29
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 25.7
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A TOMAHAWK AC (MS-7970) Builds (Compare 573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%

Motherboard: MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK AC (MS-7970)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,053
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