MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding CPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
Graphics143% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 22:36
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A68) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
9.83% Terrible
Lighting 25
Reflection 31.1
Parallax 26.1
8% 27.4 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 22.4
Splatting 38.2
11% 28.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.83%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
Gigabyte(1458 3745) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2948 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 452
Reflection 415
Parallax 451
140% 439 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 449
Splatting 269
145% 331 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 143%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 109 98 126 140 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 175
Write 159
Mixed 84
SusWrite 123
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
117% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown GY2400D464L15S/8G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 24.1
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 24.9
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 85%
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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 2,648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68) - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $998
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