MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 85.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 02:20
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i7-7700-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
85.4% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 418
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 594
MC Float 674
MC Mixed 640
95% 636 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 233
Reflection 200
Parallax 214
70% 216 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 212
Splatting 167
76% 176 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 120GB
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 150 151 149 149 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 477
Mixed 396
SusWrite 180
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 56.2
194% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 343
257% 343 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
63GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 158 160 162 161 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 122
Write 115
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 160
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
219% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 22.4
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.8
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 82%
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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 687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $744
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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