MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics123% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 20 '20 at 16:36
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Memory 96
1-Core 133
2-Core 261
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 694
72% 563 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
MSI(1462 3711) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
123% Outstanding
Lighting 118
Reflection 147
Parallax 223
96% 163 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 188
Splatting 119
156% 177 fps
Poor: 125%
This bench: 123%
Great: 197%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8TB8U-512G-1016 512GB
185GB free
Firmware: X4163116
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 296 293 293 287 288 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 450
Write 332
Mixed 244
SusWrite 294
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 32.2
123% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 192
174% 265 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 87%
Sandisk SD8SNAT-128G-1006 128GB
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 168 171 176 178 177 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 108%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$70
397GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 97 99 99 99 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 118
Write 115
Mixed 65
SusWrite 98.1
73% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
56.5% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 15.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 111%

 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 2,645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,096
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