MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive58.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
7 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime26.1 Days
Run DateNov 06 '17 at 20:57
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700-$305
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 422
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 603
MC Float 681
MC Mixed 635
96% 640 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$275
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 64% Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$50
38GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 423
Write 112
Mixed 159
50% 232 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 14.4
107% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 67.3
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 23.3
36% 67.6 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 64%
Crucial M500 120GB-$150
27GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 493
Write 138
Mixed 214
61% 282 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 25.8
127% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 40.7
71% 142 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
250GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 107
Write 96.5
Mixed 114
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.27
97% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$191
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 22.7
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23.7
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,016
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