MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 91.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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 Drive104% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170410
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:15
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FRO-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 439
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 664
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 413
Reflection 378
Parallax 400
126% 397 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 378
Splatting 240
124% 283 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 125%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$180
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 66 65 63 59 64 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 476
Mixed 318
SusWrite 71.6
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 58.4
205% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 338
259% 350 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
230GB free
Firmware: CC62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 147 146 146 146 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 160
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 146
100% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.4
418% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$141
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
69.9% Good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.9%
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 H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68) Builds (Compare 604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $775
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HDDRAMUSB
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