MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 94.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics3.18% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive45.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '19 at 21:51
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 269
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 724
82% 627 Pts
64-Core 781
52% 781 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 107%
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 below expectations (24th percentile)
3.18% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.1
4% 12.5 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 11.5
Splatting 14.1
3% 11.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.18%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$64
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 318 318 281 287 294 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 231
Write 296
Mixed 171
SusWrite 304
57% 251 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 22
4K Mixed 10.3
40% 14.2 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 90.3
74% 107 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
813GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 190 193 189 189 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 156
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 189
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$70
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 95 97 97 96 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 99.6
Write 94.6
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 96.8
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 63%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 169 174 168 168 167 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 122
Mixed 78
SusWrite 168
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 98%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 41 40 40 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
18.8% Very poor
Read 33.2
Write 31
Mixed 25.6
SusWrite 41.1
45% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
80% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
76.7% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 21.4
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 76.7%
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 7,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,014
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