MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK OPT BOOST (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 98.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK OPT BOOST (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 22:54
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i5-6600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 522
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 528
MC Mixed 518
77% 515 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 216
Reflection 176
Parallax 221
67% 204 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 204
Splatting 163
74% 173 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$230
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 492
Write 264
Mixed 272
75% 343 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 61.8
4K Mixed 21.7
109% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 39.5
76% 153 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 94%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$48
712GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 178
Mixed 168
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.19
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-030.A00G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
77.7% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 25.5
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 79%
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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 OPT BOOST (MS-7A68) Builds (Compare 135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK OPT BOOST (MS-7A68)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $855
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