Performance Results

Gaming 56%
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 48%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 93.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.5% 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 Drive102% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 08 '19 at 18:28
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 148
2-Core 292
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 758
80% 622 Pts
64-Core 757
51% 757 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (70 fps cap detected)
57.5% Above average
Lighting 71.7
Reflection 73.9
Parallax 64.3
59% 70 fps
MRender 72.3
Gravity 68.6
Splatting 70.6
43% 70.5 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M6S 128GB-$97
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 314 299 322 317 305 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 325
Mixed 197
SusWrite 312
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 43.3
158% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 200
188% 293 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
Samsung HD161HJ 160GB-$40
90GB free
Firmware: JF100-19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 73 73 73 73 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 78.8
Write 73.5
Mixed 48.2
SusWrite 73
50% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
55.4% Above average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 15.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 18.5
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 112%

 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 1,514 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 74%
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 64%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $978
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