MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive98.3% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171121
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 11:33
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 709
81% 620 Pts
64-Core 711
48% 711 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$60
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 180 136 73 122 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 461
Mixed 275
SusWrite 135
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 47.5
184% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 236
195% 282 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
411GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 140 139 144 140 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 156
Write 144
Mixed 77
SusWrite 140
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
234% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 26.2
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 29.8
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 103%

 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 1,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $978
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HDDRAMUSB
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