MSI Z370 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B47)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics148% 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B47
MotherboardMSI Z370 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B47)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 21:26
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-8700K-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 509
114% 506 Pts
MC Int 988
MC Float 1,121
MC Mixed 1,070
158% 1,060 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 105%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 481
Parallax 583
145% 489 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 499
Splatting 274
150% 340 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 148%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD2002FYPS-01U1B0 2TB
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.05G05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 78 86 89 86 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 99
Mixed 88
SusWrite 81.4
68% 92 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.7
168% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 61%
Seagate ST32000644NS 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: GG18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 118 118 121 119 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 106
Write 101
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 119
73% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
186% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 75%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$130
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP1U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 169 168 172 170 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 154
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 169
100% 138 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
319% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$142
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.2% Good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 19.7
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 22.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z370 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B47) Builds (Compare 2,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B47)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $823
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