MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171121
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '18 at 21:29
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i5-7600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 532
120% 532 Pts
MC Int 518
MC Float 549
MC Mixed 535
80% 534 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$350
CLim: 1265 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Lighting 211
Reflection 172
Parallax 297
75% 227 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 198
Splatting 125
67% 153 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$175
83GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 447
Mixed 469
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 33.3
166% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 40.1
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 25.6
38% 67.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
563GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 159
Mixed 147
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.28
102% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$208
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 43
MC Mixed 31.6
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 33.1
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
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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 2,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68) - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $987
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $158
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $183SanDisk Extreme 64GB $70
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $957SanDisk Extreme 32GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $36Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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