MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 87.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85.5% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateAug 18 '22 at 12:12
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-7700K-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Memory 88.6
1-Core 134
2-Core 250
88% 157 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 745
75% 607 Pts
64-Core 746
46% 746 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 512.59
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.2% Above average
Lighting 63.8
Reflection 69.9
Parallax 61.8
52% 65.2 fps
MRender 67.5
Gravity 63.3
Splatting 54.1
50% 61.6 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 54%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
SSDPR-CX400-512 512GB
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 187 94 95 95 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 430
Write 240
Mixed 334
SusWrite 158
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 36.9
147% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 204
183% 275 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 96%
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
256GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1543 1614 1646 1636 954 449 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 1,646
Write 1,659
Mixed 1,264
SusWrite 1,307
330% 1,469 MB/s
4K Read 65.3
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 82.3
295% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 765
DQ Write 1,072
DQ Mixed 349
423% 729 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 277%
Great: 277%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
189GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 158 157 160 160 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 145
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 158
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
45.2% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 13.1
42% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15.3
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 45.2%
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 1,760 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $638
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