MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 149%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive267% 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 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 (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:08
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (97th 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 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 152
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 582
QC Float 603
QC Mixed 602
135% 596 Pts
MC Int 767
MC Float 856
MC Mixed 830
122% 818 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 117%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$418
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2264 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 402
Parallax 468
133% 427 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 419
Splatting 270
134% 307 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 134%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$37
71GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 66 59 60 54 58 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 369
Mixed 361
SusWrite 87
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 45.4
171% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 110
133% 232 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 81%
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$91
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 515 330 330 328 326 330 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 2,063
Write 1,267
Mixed 824
SusWrite 360
249% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 66.8
4K Write 212
4K Mixed 92.8
332% 124 MB/s
DQ Read 1,574
DQ Write 1,111
DQ Mixed 1,000
840% 1,228 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 267%
Great: 233%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
928GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 188 188 188 193 192 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 132
Mixed 80.6
SusWrite 190
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSEK.8FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 26.7
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 32
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 100%
Great: 99%
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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 2,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68) - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $979
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