MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 156%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 134%
UFO
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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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive318% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). 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)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 19:44
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-9700K-$385
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 540
QC Float 600
QC Mixed 565
129% 568 Pts
MC Int 1,003
MC Float 1,152
MC Mixed 1,094
162% 1,083 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 114%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$440
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 359
Parallax 380
117% 372 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 382
Splatting 234
123% 281 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 120%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$223
694GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1320 965 979 1002 1001 974 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
318% Outstanding
Read 2,480
Write 2,253
Mixed 1,468
SusWrite 1,040
404% 1,810 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 81.5
269% 94.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,764
DQ Write 1,486
DQ Mixed 1,588
1,200% 1,613 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 318%
Great: 365%
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
128GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 441 431 443 441 315 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 400
Write 454
Mixed 307
SusWrite 421
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 38.6
138% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 140
135% 207 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 106%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$61
433GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 94 95 94 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 100
Write 97.3
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 94
65% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 26.1
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 27.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.9%
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 2,319 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 133% - Outstanding Total price: $1,325
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HDDRAMUSB
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