Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive177% 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.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B45
MotherboardMSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200605
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 06 '21 at 15:20
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 148
2-Core 297
101% 180 Pts
4-Core 592
8-Core 875
94% 734 Pts
64-Core 1,071
72% 1,071 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme LENSE20512GMSP34 512GB
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.7.8341 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 532 132 170 96 93 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1,638
Write 1,195
Mixed 1352
SusWrite 190
244% 1,094 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 68.2
227% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 792
DQ Write 523
DQ Mixed 526
428% 614 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 177%
Great: 200%
HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$133
912GB free
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2038 2081 2074 2080 2083 2078 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
375% Outstanding
Read 2,605
Write 2,060
Mixed 304
SusWrite 2,072
392% 1,760 MB/s
4K Read 66
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 88.6
308% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,236
DQ Write 966
DQ Mixed 498
537% 900 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 375%
Great: 375%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3676 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
61.6% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.5
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 21.9
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) Builds (Compare 2,515 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 125%
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 113%

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B45) - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,822
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