MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics44.1% 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)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
10 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 19:40
Run Duration78 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium G4560-$61
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
44% Average
1-Core 97.8
2-Core 162
63% 130 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 270
37% 268 Pts
64-Core 278
19% 278 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$150
Nvidia(10DE 1320) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
44.1% Average
Lighting 187
Reflection 146
Parallax 162
47% 165 fps
MRender 97.7
Gravity 158
Splatting 115
40% 123 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 44%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV500M8240G 240GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 003056RI
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 478
Write 432
Mixed 348
93% 420 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 42.8
149% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 158
140% 215 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2400 C16 Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 25
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 24.6
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79%
Great: 90%
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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).

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $740
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