Performance Results

Gaming 77%
Desktop 103%
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive125% 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-7B54
MotherboardMSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 17:29
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 158
2-Core 313
106% 189 Pts
4-Core 599
8-Core 889
96% 744 Pts
64-Core 877
59% 877 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4991) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1502 MHz, MLim: 1852 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.1% Very good
Lighting 293
Reflection 282
Parallax 307
77% 294 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 266
Splatting 179
73% 212 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$39
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 463 465 467 467 278 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 468
Mixed 441
SusWrite 431
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 61.3
209% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 256
204% 282 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 125%
Great: 120%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$71
328GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 77 77 78 78 77 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 128
Write 117
Mixed 67
SusWrite 77.7
72% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 26.4
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 28.4
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54) Builds (Compare 3,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 70%

Motherboard: MSI Z370M MORTAR (MS-7B54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $646
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