MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57.7% 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 Drive95.1% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 25 '22 at 07:31
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 24%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
74.7% Very good
Memory 84.2
1-Core 121
2-Core 244
83% 150 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 406
51% 389 Pts
64-Core 410
25% 410 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$58
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 522.25
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.7% Above average
Lighting 72
Reflection 74.2
Parallax 75.3
58% 73.8 fps
MRender 65.9
Gravity 71.7
Splatting 67.8
57% 68.5 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 241 241 240 239 236 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 457
Write 423
Mixed 437
SusWrite 245
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 46.7
148% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 358
264% 349 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 180 179 180 180 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 149
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 179
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$25
261GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 158 151 152 145 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 157
Write 152
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 152
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSE.16FBD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
44.9% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 13.7
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 70 57 60 23.8" 1280 720 AOC2402 24G2W1G3-
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Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 47%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $688
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