Performance Results

Gaming 59%
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 98.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics54.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive108% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B43
MotherboardMSI Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 20:41
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 271
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 853
88% 694 Pts
64-Core 1071
72% 1071 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.5% Above average
Lighting 200
Reflection 178
Parallax 212
52% 197 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 198
Splatting 158
55% 168 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 377 401 410 410 410 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 458
Mixed 210
SusWrite 391
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 37.8
168% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 258
215% 311 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 119%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
930GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 174 172 179 178 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 172
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 176
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
130% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 28.6
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 33.5
92% 32 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B43) Builds (Compare 1,215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 103%
Desktop 113%
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,031
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