Performance Results

Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 77%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics112% 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 Drive95.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 06 '20 at 11:25
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$273
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Memory 89.4
1-Core 118
2-Core 226
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 607
64% 499 Pts
64-Core 623
42% 623 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 401
Parallax 452
116% 432 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 423
Splatting 250
112% 306 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KFS10010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 291 301 305 305 302 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 288
Mixed 285
SusWrite 300
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 41.7
147% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 184
164% 247 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$71
889GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 108 111 111 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63% Good
Read 110
Write 103
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 110
69% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 63%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 20.1
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 9.6
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 85%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 1,829 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $904
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