Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 130%
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics88.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive253% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180411
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 04:41
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-8600K-$260
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 537
122% 540 Pts
MC Int 750
MC Float 837
MC Mixed 790
118% 792 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Lighting 286
Reflection 258
Parallax 288
89% 277 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 256
Splatting 186
89% 207 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
336GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 126%
Intel 760p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$128
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,564
Write 955
Mixed 968
326% 1,496 MB/s
4K Read 66
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 58.8
242% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 168
196% 343 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 253%
Great: 287%
Intel 760p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$80
237GB free
Firmware: Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 2,563
Write 809
Mixed 1,018
318% 1,463 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 48.6
189% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 515
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 34.6
134% 301 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 229%
Great: 241%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 28
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING Builds (Compare 3,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 129%
Desktop 128%
Workstation 116%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,638
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