Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 58%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory24.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime6 Days
Run DateNov 21 '17 at 07:15
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$323
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 437
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 593
MC Float 677
MC Mixed 622
94% 631 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 308
Parallax 343
106% 332 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 314
Splatting 198
104% 239 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 155
Write 132
Mixed 134
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.25
97% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$376
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 20.8
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70%
Great: 127%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 10,396 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 109%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 73%

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,359
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