MSI X299 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B05)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics90.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive232% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B05
MotherboardMSI X299 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B05)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:26
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i9-7900X-$860
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 492
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 1,582
MC Float 1,790
MC Mixed 1,700
253% 1,691 Pts
Poor: 101%
This bench: 110%
Great: 128%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 2176 MHz, MLim: 2777 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Lighting 77.8
Reflection 404
Parallax 293
48% 258 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 399
Splatting 177
122% 273 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$265
434GB free
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Read 1,869
Write 228
Mixed 660
198% 919 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 58.6
231% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 687
DQ Write 537
DQ Mixed 286
303% 503 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 186%
Great: 321%
Nvme Samsung SSD 970 250GB
181GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 2,257
Write 219
Mixed 462
208% 980 MB/s
4K Read 68.3
4K Write 225
4K Mixed 84.4
330% 126 MB/s
DQ Read 674
DQ Write 548
DQ Mixed 278
299% 500 MB/s
Poor: 194%
This bench: 232%
Great: 308%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$125
166GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 309
Mixed 352
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 32.7
143% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 121
124% 201 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 121%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$125
115GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 518
Write 196
Mixed 317
75% 343 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 34.7
135% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 125
124% 198 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 121%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
382GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 175
Mixed 158
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.32
112% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 106%
Disk drive 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.3% Below average
Read 97.8
Write 84.5
Mixed 76.3
108% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.16
57% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
47.9% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 13.2
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 10.7
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 84.6
47% 84.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 80%
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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 (MS-7B05) Builds (Compare 203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B05)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,398
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