Performance Results

Gaming 56%
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 48%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 87.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B44
MotherboardMSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171030
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateDec 25 '19 at 06:05
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Memory 85.5
1-Core 125
2-Core 242
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 700
76% 590 Pts
64-Core 693
46% 693 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Lighting 74.2
Reflection 76
Parallax 66.2
60% 72.1 fps
MRender 71.7
Gravity 70.5
Splatting 73.1
57% 71.7 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin MKNSSDTR512GB-3D 512GB
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0125B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 425 453 464 461 457 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 465
Mixed 364
SusWrite 444
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 44.3
162% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 247
202% 286 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Hitachi HDN726040ALE614 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 188 189 186 188 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 186
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 188
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
160% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2666 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 21.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44) Builds (Compare 1,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 126%
Desktop 98%
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Workstation 115%

Motherboard: MSI Z370M GAMING PRO AC (MS-7B44)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,536
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