MSI Z370 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B47)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.5% 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)
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.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B47
MotherboardMSI Z370 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B47)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171228
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 01 '21 at 04:13
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 60%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Memory 78.9
1-Core 95.8
2-Core 202
72% 126 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 562
62% 481 Pts
64-Core 606
41% 606 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.79
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
39.5% Below average
Lighting 48.7
Reflection 56
Parallax 40.3
39% 48.3 fps
MRender 41.7
Gravity 50.4
Splatting 46.2
40% 46.1 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 420
Write 71.8
Mixed 139
45% 210 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 27.4
118% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 72.2
DQ Mixed 96.8
103% 180 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
402GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 126 126 132 132 132 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 176
Write 173
Mixed 80.6
SusWrite 127
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
55.3% Above average
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 11.2
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 82.7
48% 82.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B47) Builds (Compare 2,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z370 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B47)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $939
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