MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive240% 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)
Memory29.7 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 14:48
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-$475
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
1-Core 152
2-Core 301
107% 226 Pts
4-Core 589
8-Core 1,039
102% 814 Pts
64-Core 1,557
104% 1,557 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 105%
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 (78th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 526
Reflection 518
Parallax 568
138% 537 fps
MRender 267
Gravity 542
Splatting 302
141% 370 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 140%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$73
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1346 309 307 309 310 309 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 1,808
Write 1470
Mixed 1,135
SusWrite 482
273% 1,224 MB/s
4K Read 64.7
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 82.5
283% 99.2 MB/s
DQ Read 964
DQ Write 1,296
DQ Mixed 1,023
802% 1,094 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 240%
Great: 282%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 294 290 294 293 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 461
Mixed 407
SusWrite 310
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 67.2
232% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 127%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 219 220 220 220 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 48% Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$49
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 200 200 200 202 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 153
Mixed 83
SusWrite 200
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 110%
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 (57th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 25.5
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.5
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.3%
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 5,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $962
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