Performance Results

Gaming 103%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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.
Graphics116% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A63
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63)  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime7 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 20:27
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 474
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 663
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 730
107% 718 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 378
Reflection 345
Parallax 395
119% 373 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 353
Splatting 234
114% 262 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 116%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$27
55GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 77 86 81 82 86 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 444
Write 136
Mixed 176
SusWrite 85
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 11.7
95% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 19.9
62% 134 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 88 23 31 55 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 159
Write 131
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 68.2
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK32GX4M4A2666C16 04CB DDR4 2400 2OZ 16GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
39.8% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 11.1
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 14.1
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) Builds (Compare 11,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 106%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 72%

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,281
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