Performance Results

Gaming 74%
Desktop 110%
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive169% 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.
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-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime9.5 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:40
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$208
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 494
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 561
MC Mixed 525
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 183
Parallax 213
66% 202 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 200
Splatting 160
72% 169 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
75GB free
Firmware: 5KHA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 1,592
Write 664
Mixed 563
205% 940 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 47.7
184% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 46.2
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 34.1
72% 138 MB/s
Poor: 106%
This bench: 169%
Great: 178%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$28
466GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 122
Write 130
Mixed 112
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.83
143% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 75%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
329GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 137
Write 152
Mixed 122
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.7
201% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 32.2
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 28.8
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 117%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 6,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 92%
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Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,167
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