Performance Results

Gaming 128%
Desktop 147%
Workstation 119%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive270% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B61
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61)  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20171220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 19:22
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8700K-$365
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 579
QC Mixed 573
127% 562 Pts
MC Int 1,081
MC Float 1,198
MC Mixed 1,148
171% 1,142 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
MSI(1462 3369) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 452
Reflection 426
Parallax 451
140% 443 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 438
Splatting 268
141% 321 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 140%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 2,577
Write 1,255
Mixed 1,334
378% 1,722 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 47.1
242% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 623
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 228
218% 354 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 270%
Great: 236%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$62
1TB free
Firmware: MX4O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 155
Mixed 21
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 110%
PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB
58GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
25.6% Poor
Read 54.9
Write 60.4
Mixed 28.6
60% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.32
61% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
98% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 27.5
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 18.2
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 47.2
85% 47.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98%
Great: 112%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) Builds (Compare 7,553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 74%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $916
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