Performance Results

Gaming 124%
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 75%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 85.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics166% 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 Drive98.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 10:52
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 388
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 599
MC Float 643
MC Mixed 664
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$795
Gigabyte(1458 374D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 550
Reflection 509
Parallax 622
178% 560 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 523
Splatting 288
158% 356 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 166%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$148
377GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 403
Mixed 413
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 28.6
158% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 46.7
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 28.1
60% 116 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 116%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$78
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 163
Mixed 172
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.22
98% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
35.6% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 11.7
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 9.3
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 85.1
47% 85.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 35.6%
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 Z270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68) Builds (Compare 639 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 102%
Desktop 122%
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,027
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