MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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 Drive63.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 07:13
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 120
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 448
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 773
MC Mixed 745
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$450
MSI(1462 C307) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 383
Reflection 357
Parallax 371
117% 370 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 363
Splatting 241
117% 269 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 117%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 74 89 68 65 73 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 239
Write 121
Mixed 174
SusWrite 72.7
34% 152 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 33.9
151% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 73
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 99.5
75% 97.7 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 71%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$185
870GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 463 461 448 418 413 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 414
Mixed 398
SusWrite 442
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 59.3
199% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 307
246% 346 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
556GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 199 199 202 200 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 144
Mixed 88
SusWrite 200
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 10.4
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 12.1
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 51%
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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 2,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68) - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,004
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HDDRAMUSB
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