Performance Results

Gaming 115%
Desktop 105%
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive337% 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.
Very high background CPU (90%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B43
MotherboardMSI Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 06:23
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 90%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 97.8
1-Core 153
2-Core 311
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 649
74% 568 Pts
64-Core 841
56% 841 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3925 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 475
Reflection 389
Parallax 484
125% 449 fps
MRender 418
Gravity 399
Splatting 256
119% 358 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 119%
Great: 122%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$99
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1076 847 852 854 831 838 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
337% Outstanding
Read 2,735
Write 2,485
Mixed 1,924
SusWrite 883
449% 2,007 MB/s
4K Read 76.5
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 104
349% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 1,878
DQ Write 1,066
DQ Mixed 1,322
1,024% 1,422 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 337%
Great: 335%
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$139
193GB free
Firmware: X211200
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 382 446 447 443 376 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 405
Mixed 161
SusWrite 410
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 37.4
152% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 115
121% 204 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 102%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 45
MC Write 46.1
MC Mixed 32.8
118% 41.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 45.2
SC Mixed 35.9
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 116%
Great: 117%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 101%
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,019
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