MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateJun 11 '19 at 13:28
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-6600-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 398
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 411
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan Black-$1,000
EVGA(3842 3790) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
68.5% Good
Lighting 191
Reflection 167
Parallax 253
66% 203 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 208
Splatting 112
70% 160 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM14.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 198 129 158 114 149 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 246
Write 694
Mixed 573
SusWrite 171
96% 421 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 48.9
179% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 696
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 235
250% 423 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 168%
Seagate ST1000VT000 HN-M101MBB 1TB
581GB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 90 91 91 92 92 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 89.3
Write 94.5
Mixed 56
SusWrite 91.6
61% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD2 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.8FADG 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD2 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.8FADG 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
73.3% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23.7
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 21.9
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68) Builds (Compare 903 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $737
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