MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 87.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics92.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 28 '21 at 16:14
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Memory 95.9
1-Core 117
2-Core 242
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 676
70% 550 Pts
64-Core 671
45% 671 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Lighting 118
Reflection 122
Parallax 112
95% 117 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 113
Splatting 108
90% 109 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB (2018)-$88
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,515
Write 1,385
Mixed 1,245
308% 1,382 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 70.9
252% 95.6 MB/s
DQ Read 849
DQ Write 1,016
DQ Mixed 782
631% 882 MB/s
Poor: 138% Great: 222%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$188
222GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 54 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 375
Mixed 379
SusWrite 88.9
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 48.8
170% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 248
208% 300 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
596GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 165 167 168 168 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 167
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 166
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30AESCK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 26.8
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 29.9
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.5%
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 2,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,005
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