MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive302% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 06 '19 at 20:33
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 275
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 766
85% 653 Pts
64-Core 785
53% 785 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 108%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$88
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1850 788 609 596 601 610 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 2,210
Write 2330
Mixed 1,259
SusWrite 842
371% 1,660 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 87.1
293% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,701
DQ Write 1,484
DQ Mixed 1,540
1,169% 1,575 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 302%
Great: 325%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 33.2
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.4
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 6,180 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $934
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HDDRAMUSB
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