MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics3.45% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71.9% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 19:22
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 276
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 804
87% 674 Pts
64-Core 774
52% 774 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 109%
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 as expected (49th percentile)
3.45% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.4
3% 12.6 fps
MRender 8.7
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 14.2
4% 11.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.45%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$62
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 316 321 320 320 322 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 447
Write 329
Mixed 280
SusWrite 319
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 25.8
96% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 65.5
DQ Mixed 89.9
73% 106 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
749GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 188 191 190 192 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 152
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 188
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 97 98 97 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 97.8
Write 86.7
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 97.1
61% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 56%
Great: 62%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 166 168 163 167 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 134
Mixed 69.6
SusWrite 165
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 97%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 43 42 43 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
21% Poor
Read 38.3
Write 36.2
Mixed 27.1
SusWrite 42
49% 35.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 21%
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 (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.3% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 21
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 24.3
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 105%
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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 4,777 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: $947
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060 $325Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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