MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 141%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 101%, 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 Drive256% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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 12:13
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$395
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 147
2-Core 292
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 577
8-Core 1,067
102% 822 Pts
64-Core 1,549
104% 1,549 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
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 below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
139% Outstanding
Lighting 522
Reflection 512
Parallax 560
137% 531 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 540
Splatting 291
140% 366 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 139%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1323 317 309 308 310 309 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,297
Write 1,441
Mixed 1,121
SusWrite 479
295% 1,334 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 80.4
273% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 982
DQ Write 1,272
DQ Mixed 1,011
796% 1,088 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 256%
Great: 275%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 294 292 295 295 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 472
Mixed 411
SusWrite 308
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 63.1
219% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 305
243% 339 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 122%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$55
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 212 214 213 213 215 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 193 195 195 197 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 143
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 194
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
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)
82.5% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 25
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 27.8
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 118%

 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 5,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $233

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,213
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