MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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.
Boot Drive88.3% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 14:04
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-9600K-$265
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 540
QC Float 600
QC Mixed 554
128% 565 Pts
MC Int 788
MC Float 860
MC Mixed 811
123% 820 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$550
Gigabyte(1458 37C6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 339
Parallax 428
132% 397 fps
MRender 384
Gravity 409
Splatting 246
150% 346 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 143%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$65
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 384 386 378 390 386 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 470
Write 418
Mixed 254
SusWrite 384
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 25.9
104% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 249
207% 299 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 180 181 178 179 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 163
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 179
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$121
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 27.5
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 29.8
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 1,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $1,377
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