MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 03:32
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-9700K-$410
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 144
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 592
QC Mixed 571
129% 568 Pts
MC Int 1,018
MC Float 1,175
MC Mixed 1,094
164% 1,096 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
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 way above expectations (89th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 357
Parallax 418
127% 394 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 391
Splatting 244
123% 280 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 125%
Great: 129%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
241GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,898
Write 2,232
Mixed 1,420
413% 1,850 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 73.7
236% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,306
DQ Write 1,118
DQ Mixed 1,205
905% 1,210 MB/s
Poor: 196% Great: 321%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
79.8% Very good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 22.7
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 25.1
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 107%
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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 979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 140% - Outstanding Total price: $1,169
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