Performance Results

Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.2% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory19.8 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180903
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 03:10
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i7-8700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 101
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 439
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 922
MC Float 1094
MC Mixed 1,015
151% 1,010 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Lighting 309
Reflection 244
Parallax 281
92% 278 fps
MRender 223
Gravity 268
Splatting 185
97% 225 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 350 217 218 213 211 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 271
Mixed 287
SusWrite 235
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 38.6
152% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 238
194% 275 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 153%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
925GB free
Firmware: HPH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 187 182 187 187 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 177
Mixed 78.7
SusWrite 185
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HP26D4U6D8ME-16X KHX2666C16/8G 24GB
2667, 2667 MHz
16384, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
77.1% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22.4
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 23.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 88%
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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 MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 3,258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 131%
Desktop 145%
Workstation 137%

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 122% - Outstanding Total price: $1,641
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