MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive259% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 12:02
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$486
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 289
102% 217 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 1052
102% 816 Pts
64-Core 1,530
103% 1,530 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 528
Reflection 511
Parallax 562
139% 534 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 541
Splatting 283
140% 363 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 139%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1188 373 309 307 309 308 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,428
Write 1473
Mixed 1,204
SusWrite 466
308% 1,393 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 80.9
272% 95.2 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 1,240
DQ Mixed 1,014
792% 1,077 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 259%
Great: 274%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 279 293 296 295 297 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 483
Mixed 421
SusWrite 304
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 62.7
221% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 351
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 123%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 208 213 213 211 213 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 51% Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$50
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 190 189 194 195 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 175
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 191
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 24.9
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 27.9
78% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 117%
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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 5,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $957
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