MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 135%
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 Drive243% 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 14:51
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 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-$528
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 152
2-Core 295
106% 223 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 1,125
104% 845 Pts
64-Core 1,549
104% 1,549 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$646
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 523
Reflection 515
Parallax 562
137% 533 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 539
Splatting 298
140% 368 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 139%
Great: 145%
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: 1347 306 308 310 311 311 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 1,946
Write 1,470
Mixed 1,109
SusWrite 482
278% 1,252 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 81.6
276% 97.3 MB/s
DQ Read 957
DQ Write 1,274
DQ Mixed 1,020
797% 1,084 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 243%
Great: 273%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$61
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 295 292 296 296 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 455
Mixed 390
SusWrite 311
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 65.7
227% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 351
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 125%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 219 220 220 220 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$68
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 202 201 202 200 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 195
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 199
121% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 109%
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% Excellent
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 25.8
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 27.7
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83%
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 7,500 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $984
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