MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics3.45% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '19 at 04:42
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 271
95% 203 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 798
85% 665 Pts
64-Core 762
51% 762 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
3.45% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.1
3% 12.5 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 14.1
4% 11.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.45%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$64
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 318 323 315 319 322 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 490
Write 330
Mixed 284
SusWrite 321
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 22.5
89% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 64.6
DQ Mixed 89.6
72% 104 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
813GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 193 194 193 187 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 149
Mixed 88.1
SusWrite 190
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
167% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 97 98 98 95 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 99.2
Write 95.7
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 97
64% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 62%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 174 174 171 167 174 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 133
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 170
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 97%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 40 39 38 39 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
20.7% Poor
Read 36.9
Write 38.1
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 38.9
48% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
101% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 28.7
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 29.8
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
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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 3,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $984
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX 580 $179Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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