MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 144%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive284% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 09:37
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$430
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 154
2-Core 308
104% 186 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 1,205
112% 910 Pts
64-Core 1,636
110% 1,636 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2827 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
133% Outstanding
Lighting 490
Reflection 472
Parallax 588
129% 516 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 515
Splatting 271
134% 348 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 133%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA74H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1628 1406 1390 1228 1038 782 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 1,920
Write 1,475
Mixed 628
SusWrite 1,245
294% 1,317 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 70.4
243% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,318
DQ Write 1,201
DQ Mixed 1,059
849% 1,193 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 284%
Great: 315%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
381GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 91 91 90 91 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 110
Write 86
Mixed 65
SusWrite 90.1
65% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
168% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 104%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$152
252GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 102 103 101 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 89.5
Write 96.2
Mixed 34
SusWrite 101
58% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 029E CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 029E CMK16GX4M2D3000C16 029E CMK16GX4M2D3000C16 32GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 26
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 28.4
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 98%

 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 4,372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $218

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,246
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