MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 158%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 140%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 127%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive336% 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.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 11 '19 at 09:57
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i9-9900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
127% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 579
QC Float 618
QC Mixed 598
136% 599 Pts
MC Int 1,456
MC Float 1,724
MC Mixed 1,620
239% 1,600 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 127%
Great: 130%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Lighting 207
Reflection 178
Parallax 191
62% 192 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 217
Splatting 171
77% 180 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2252 728 621 622 620 618 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 3,401
Write 2,361
Mixed 886
SusWrite 910
417% 1,890 MB/s
4K Read 66.7
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 79.5
298% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,036
DQ Write 1,357
DQ Mixed 1,134
873% 1,176 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 336%
Great: 332%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 45.6
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 31.7
112% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 51.9
SC Mixed 36.4
108% 37.7 GB/s
Latency 42.2
95% 42.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
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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 3,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 157% - Outstanding Total price: $1,012
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