MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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.
Graphics142% 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 Drive248% 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 (19%). 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)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 14:22
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$443
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 93.6
1-Core 154
2-Core 301
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 582
8-Core 1,029
101% 806 Pts
64-Core 1,530
103% 1,530 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$861
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
142% Outstanding
Lighting 177
Reflection 198
Parallax 179
143% 185 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 183
Splatting 130
140% 147 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 142%
Great: 151%
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: 1339 309 309 309 307 308 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 2,040
Write 1,474
Mixed 1102
SusWrite 480
283% 1,274 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 81.3
278% 97.8 MB/s
DQ Read 979
DQ Write 1,296
DQ Mixed 1,015
800% 1,097 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 248%
Great: 274%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 293 292 295 296 287 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 462
Mixed 412
SusWrite 309
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 67.2
224% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 125%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$47
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 217 218 217 217 218 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 62% Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 202 202 200 200 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 159
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 200
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 113%
Great: 112%
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 (60th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 25
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 34.6
SC Mixed 28.7
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 115%

 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 11,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $269

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,219
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