Performance Results

Gaming 78%
Desktop 105%
Workstation 77%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.6% 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 Drive160% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory23.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:28
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 429
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 739
MC Mixed 702
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Lighting 169
Reflection 318
Parallax 337
71% 275 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 143
Splatting 237
79% 196 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$110
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 1,188
Write 427
Mixed 641
165% 752 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 48.4
211% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 849
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 166
214% 403 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 160%
Great: 239%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$199
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.0
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 171
Write 139
Mixed 118
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.28
100% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 98%
Samsung Flash Drive DUO 64GB
47GB free, PID 1000
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
34% Below average
Read 143
Write 30.5
Mixed 46.7
73% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.01
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 1.25
122% 2.68 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 34%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 107%
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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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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,163
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