MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive99.7% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 16:17
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
79.8% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 246
89% 188 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 612
66% 512 Pts
64-Core 703
47% 703 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 203
Reflection 177
Parallax 188
52% 190 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 198
Splatting 161
54% 169 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 480GB-$49
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 410 471 462 438 51 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 368
Write 430
Mixed 348
SusWrite 361
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 45.3
161% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 213
183% 267 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT4G4DFS824A.C8FHP 859B CT4G4DFS8213.C8FDD2 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
38.5% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 11.2
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 11
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68) Builds (Compare 4,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $894
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