MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
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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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics158% 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 (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 i7-8700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 499
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 910
MC Float 1,041
MC Mixed 985
146% 979 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
Zotac(19DA 3507) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 513
Reflection 408
Parallax 536
161% 485 fps
MRender 389
Gravity 432
Splatting 250
156% 357 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 158%
Great: 169%
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 (79th 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: 54%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 83%
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: 40%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 85%
Seagate IronWolf 2TB (2016)-$78
1TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 154 157 157 157 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd 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: 50%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (45th 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: 62%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 2,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
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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