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 Drive258% 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 (15%). 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)
Memory29.2 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 12:18
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 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-$364
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 94.5
1-Core 150
2-Core 292
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,056
102% 818 Pts
64-Core 1565
105% 1565 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 (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
139% Outstanding
Lighting 176
Reflection 198
Parallax 191
146% 188 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 178
Splatting 125
78% 143 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 139%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1274 328 307 307 308 308 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
258% Outstanding
Read 2376
Write 1,449
Mixed 1,188
SusWrite 472
303% 1,371 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 80.3
273% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 1,231
DQ Mixed 1,012
789% 1,074 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 258%
Great: 278%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$65
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 279 292 296 296 297 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 482
Mixed 418
SusWrite 307
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 64.7
224% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 263
223% 325 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 207 214 213 211 216 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 57% Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$82
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 190 196 194 194 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 182
Mixed 79.6
SusWrite 194
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 108%
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 (56th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 29
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 25
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 27.1
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 117%

 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 6,706 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,112
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