MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive279% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 31 '19 at 16:34
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
76.5% Very good
1-Core 128
2-Core 260
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 506
66% 486 Pts
64-Core 509
34% 509 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
Gigabyte(1458 3772) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Lighting 339
Reflection 312
Parallax 327
87% 326 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 321
Splatting 248
84% 260 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$96
773GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1288 1402 1450 1504 1494 1503 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
279% Outstanding
Read 1,533
Write 1,534
Mixed 1,121
SusWrite 1440
317% 1,407 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 84.9
301% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 685
DQ Write 963
DQ Mixed 272
360% 640 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 279%
Great: 282%
Spcc Solid State Disk 240GB
195GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 92 93 92 92 93 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 433
Mixed 352
SusWrite 120
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 43.1
169% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 178
176% 279 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 98%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 105 106 106 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60% Good
Read 104
Write 75
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 105
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 60%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$25
377GB free
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 104 104 104 103 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 116
Write 59.6
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 103
64% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 29.1
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 29.8
86% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 104%
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 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 4,308 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $844
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HDDRAMUSB
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