MSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics115% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 06 '19 at 23:08
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 58%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
61.6% Good
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 93.3
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 327
QC Mixed 273
67% 298 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 615
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 383
Reflection 327
Parallax 350
115% 353 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 360
Splatting 231
115% 262 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 115%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LN128HAHQ-000H1 128GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MVT03H3Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,288
Write 77.5
Mixed 152
383% 1,839 MB/s
4K Read 587
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 9.4
904% 200 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
698GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 138
Write 124
Mixed 85.8
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
56.5% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 12.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 91.8
44% 91.8 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.5%
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 H270 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A68) Builds (Compare 687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $744
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