MSI X299 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7B05)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics59% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B05
MotherboardMSI X299 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7B05)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 20:33
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i5-7640X-$250
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 472
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 480
74% 497 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 116%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
59% Above average
Lighting 181
Reflection 163
Parallax 182
56% 175 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 171
Splatting 114
61% 141 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 59%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$178
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 258 205 235 237 217 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 360
Mixed 40
SusWrite 242
63% 287 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 44.8
162% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 170
148% 218 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96%
Great: 103%
WD Black 640GB (2008)-$80
59GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 29 32 50 49 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 68.8
Write 84.5
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 40.3
46% 61.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
382GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 81 81 80 81 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 186
Write 156
Mixed 75
SusWrite 80.7
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.3
235% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$159
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71.2% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 21.6
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 22.5
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 108%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7B05) Builds (Compare 177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7B05)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,232
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