MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics3.46% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 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 22:03
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 258
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 689
80% 611 Pts
64-Core 768
52% 768 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 92.3%
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)
3.46% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.6
3% 12.7 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.2
4% 11.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.46%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$64
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 230 211 240 238 183 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
40.1% Average
Read 243
Write 219
Mixed 122
SusWrite 220
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 9.8
4K Write 21
4K Mixed 10.1
39% 13.6 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 64.5
DQ Mixed 89.8
73% 107 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
812GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 175 166 174 174 162 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 116
Write 138
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 168
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 93 90 93 92 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 76.7
Write 82.5
Mixed 42
SusWrite 90.7
53% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 62%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 139 129 141 140 115 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 114
Write 102
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 131
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 97%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 35 34 36 36 32 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
17.7% Very poor
Read 31.7
Write 31.8
Mixed 25.6
SusWrite 34.2
42% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
83% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 21.8
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72%
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 4,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $914
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HDDRAMUSB
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