MSI X299 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7B05)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 141%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 134%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics177% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive226% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B05
MotherboardMSI X299 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7B05)  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180129
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 13:04
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i9-7940X-$1,125
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
134% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 137
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 562
QC Float 585
QC Mixed 566
129% 571 Pts
MC Int 2,474
MC Float 2788
MC Mixed 2,666
395% 2,643 Pts
Poor: 103%
This bench: 134%
Great: 132%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Lighting 590
Reflection 513
Parallax 649
189% 584 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 579
Splatting 294
168% 378 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 177%
Great: 175%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$297
838GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 1,864
Write 1,429
Mixed 1,396
347% 1,563 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 42
142% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 600
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 190
214% 372 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 226%
Great: 295%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 9.3
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 11.2
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7B05) Builds (Compare 151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7B05)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,139
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