MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics4.46% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.6% 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.
High background CPU (26%). 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 15:02
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-9600K-$247
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 137
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 557
QC Mixed 532
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 734
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
Great: 120%
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: 430.39
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
4.46% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 13.3
4% 12.5 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.1
5% 11.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.46%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$60
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 287 314 320 320 319 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 432
Write 301
Mixed 238
SusWrite 312
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 25.1
92% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 65.3
DQ Mixed 89.9
72% 105 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$45
749GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 189 192 193 191 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 151
Mixed 90
SusWrite 188
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$83
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 97 98 97 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 84.7
Write 78.3
Mixed 43.3
SusWrite 96.8
55% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 63%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 166 168 169 168 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 111
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 165
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 97%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 42 43 42 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
20.6% Poor
Read 34.2
Write 35.5
Mixed 25
SusWrite 41.7
47% 34.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20.6%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.6% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 20.8
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.6%
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 3,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 156% - Outstanding Total price: $1,017
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