Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 120%
Desktop 134%
Workstation 120%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive243% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:14
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 535
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 1,001
MC Float 1,161
MC Mixed 1,110
163% 1,091 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 110%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti-$500
MSI(1462 C300) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2377 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 367
Parallax 438
129% 404 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 393
Splatting 247
127% 290 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 128%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$304
307GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 1,881
Write 1,792
Mixed 1,625
394% 1,766 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 34.1
177% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46.8
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 33.2
58% 107 MB/s
Poor: 194%
This bench: 243%
Great: 314%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$130
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3400 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 28.9
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 46.2
SC Mixed 33.5
99% 34.5 GB/s
Latency 47.2
85% 47.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 1,093 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 117%
Desktop 127%
Workstation 114%

Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,336
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