MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics141% 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 Drive263% 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 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '19 at 11:29
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$472
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 149
2-Core 293
104% 221 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 1,044
101% 811 Pts
64-Core 1564
105% 1564 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 103%
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 (83rd percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 536
Reflection 522
Parallax 622
141% 560 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 548
Splatting 297
142% 371 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 141%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1341 306 309 310 311 304 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,447
Write 1,474
Mixed 1169
SusWrite 480
308% 1,392 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 81.5
278% 97.3 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 1,262
DQ Mixed 1,010
793% 1,084 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 263%
Great: 274%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 292 294 294 296 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 420
SusWrite 311
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 65.3
225% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 351
253% 324 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 123%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 212 214 213 212 212 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 44% Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$50
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 194 197 194 197 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 145
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 195
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 108%
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 (53rd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 25.3
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 26.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.4%
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 5,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $907
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