Performance Results

Gaming 102%
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% 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 Drive124% 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.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory45 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1824 x 1036 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '20 at 11:21
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-5960X-$590
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Memory 92.5
1-Core 134
2-Core 273
94% 167 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 989
95% 765 Pts
64-Core 1387
93% 1387 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 395
Parallax 418
108% 408 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 414
Splatting 254
110% 305 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 407 473 472 470 469 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 483
Mixed 398
SusWrite 423
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 59.9
201% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 350
264% 352 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 124%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG 48GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400, 2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192, 4096, 8192, 8192, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
41.3% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 11.5
SC Mixed 15.8
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 83%
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Workstation 73%

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $223

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,233
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