MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 74.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics93.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory21 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateNov 30 '21 at 15:39
Run Duration299 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 way below expectations (7th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Memory 80.3
1-Core 116
2-Core 214
79% 137 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 517
58% 447 Pts
64-Core 566
38% 566 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
93.1% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 121
Parallax 112
96% 117 fps
MRender 85.4
Gravity 116
Splatting 102
90% 101 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,772
Write 1,328
Mixed 541
267% 1,214 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 40.2
154% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 881
DQ Write 693
DQ Mixed 601
500% 725 MB/s
Poor: 137% Great: 236%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$95
655GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1192 1235 1266 1251 1261 1195 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 1,322
Write 1,281
Mixed 936
SusWrite 1,233
268% 1,193 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 57.5
200% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 723
DQ Mixed 270
316% 542 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 220%
Great: 258%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$80
913GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 125 128 130 130 129 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 114
Write 146
Mixed 72.9
SusWrite 128
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
197% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 112%
Toshiba MQ01ABD075 2TB
827GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 399 410 413 383 366 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 469
Write 439
Mixed 399
SusWrite 392
315% 425 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 52.8
8,999% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 362
3,322% 363 MB/s
Lexar USB Flash Drive 16GB
15GB free, PID a81d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.8 1.3 3.5 4.6 3.8 4.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
4.12% Terrible
Read 18.7
Write 5
Mixed 11.9
SusWrite 3.3
11% 9.72 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
11% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.12%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3200C16-8GTZR 04CD F4-3000C15-8GTZR 04CD F4-3200C16-8GTZR 04CD F4-3000C15-8GTZR 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.4% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 20.5
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 18.4
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 40: 4R 4G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
40% 43% 37 291 213 144 31.5" 2560 1440 VTK3200 GN32DB
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Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $767
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