MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive248% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 11:23
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-7700K-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 502
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 754
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
MaxC: 1961 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 393
Parallax 450
130% 421 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 419
Splatting 254
128% 306 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 133%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$451
515GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 1,834
Write 1,409
Mixed 1,302
336% 1,515 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 56.8
216% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 591
DQ Write 433
DQ Mixed 221
244% 415 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 248%
Great: 292%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$50
926GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 178
Mixed 148
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.29
103% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
81% Excellent
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 25.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 25.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 81%
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 Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68) Builds (Compare 467 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $984
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $297AMD RX 480 $608Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
Intel Core i5-7600K $233Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $243Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $169
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $696SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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