MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics3.24% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive72.2% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 26 '19 at 13:21
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 (65th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
96% 205 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 684
80% 608 Pts
64-Core 748
50% 748 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 106%
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 (25th percentile)
3.24% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.2
3% 12.5 fps
MRender 8.5
Gravity 11.8
Splatting 14
3% 11.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.24%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$68
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 314 320 321 321 323 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 483
Write 328
Mixed 201
SusWrite 320
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 24
93% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 62.6
DQ Mixed 81
68% 101 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
812GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 191 193 194 191 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 152
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 189
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 98 98 97 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 96.4
Write 95.2
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 96.7
62% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 62%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 163 167 166 167 162 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 133
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 162
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 99%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 43 43 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 39.9
Write 42.1
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 42.1
52% 38 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
101% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 21.9%
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 below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.4% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 104%
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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 7,642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $984
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