MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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 92.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive234% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:26
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i5-6600K-$187
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Memory 97.4
1-Core 139
2-Core 270
97% 169 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 508
70% 509 Pts
64-Core 513
34% 513 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Asus(1043 8469) 3GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 445.87
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.9% Below average
Lighting 43.8
Reflection 41
Parallax 55.5
35% 46.8 fps
MRender 58.8
Gravity 49.1
Splatting 48.6
41% 52.2 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 831 582 312 308 310 310 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 2024
Write 1,503
Mixed 632
SusWrite 442
254% 1,150 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 57.2
248% 97.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,054
DQ Write 1,281
DQ Mixed 731
672% 1,022 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 234%
Great: 236%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 480GB
411GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 321 124 240 213 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 1,030
Write 616
Mixed 297
SusWrite 243
120% 546 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 15.6
76% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 54.4
80% 148 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 181%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
452GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 64 65 66 65 65 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
64% Good
Read 158
Write 77
Mixed 89.7
SusWrite 65.1
72% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 64%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G32C16U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 31.4
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 33.1
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 107%
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 1,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $950
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HDDRAMUSB
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