MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 95.1%, this CPUs 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 Drive68.9% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 14:55
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 271
98% 207 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 758
85% 651 Pts
64-Core 773
52% 773 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 108%
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)
3.45% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.2
3% 12.6 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 14
4% 11.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.45%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$64
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 303 305 290 318 321 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 456
Write 326
Mixed 238
SusWrite 307
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 20.7
89% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 65
DQ Mixed 89.4
72% 105 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
749GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 190 190 190 190 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 154
Mixed 88
SusWrite 190
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 95 96 98 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 97.8
Write 86.6
Mixed 52.9
SusWrite 96.7
61% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 62%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 167 167 168 167 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 123
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 167
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 97%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 41 42 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
21.2% Poor
Read 37.4
Write 38
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 41.9
50% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
98% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 21.2%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 29.2
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 32
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 105%
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 3,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $984
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198AMD RX 580 $179Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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