MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics3.48% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71.5% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 01:36
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$193
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Memory 93.8
1-Core 141
2-Core 277
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 783
85% 661 Pts
64-Core 778
52% 778 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 97%
Great: 104%
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 (50th percentile)
3.48% Terrible
Lighting 4.37
Reflection 4.35
Parallax 4.16
4% 4.29 fps
MRender 4.05
Gravity 3.83
Splatting 6.04
2% 4.64 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.48%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$54
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 308 321 324 321 322 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 449
Write 328
Mixed 286
SusWrite 320
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 25.4
94% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 65.2
DQ Mixed 89.3
73% 106 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
749GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 190 192 191 191 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 154
Mixed 86
SusWrite 191
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$97
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 97 98 98 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 100
Write 93.7
Mixed 51.2
SusWrite 97.6
63% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 62%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 165 169 169 169 170 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 103
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 166
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 98%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 43 42 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
21.5% Poor
Read 37.8
Write 38.2
Mixed 27.4
SusWrite 41.9
50% 36.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
101% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.3% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 21.8
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 104%

 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 6,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,045
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HDDRAMUSB
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