MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive75.8% 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 17:40
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 802
83% 650 Pts
64-Core 985
66% 985 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$630
Zotac(19DA 3507) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 513
Reflection 408
Parallax 536
133% 485 fps
MRender 389
Gravity 432
Splatting 250
115% 357 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 125%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS256G39TND-N210A 256GB
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 173 129 90 85 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 452
Write 236
Mixed 206
SusWrite 128
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 27
122% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 173
163% 257 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 85%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
137GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 102 102 102 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 131
Write 127
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 101
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 85%
Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016)-$59
1TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 154 157 157 157 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 151
Write 144
Mixed 72
SusWrite 155
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 25.7
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 26.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 104%
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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 4,713 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) - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $959
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