MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, 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 Drive253% 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)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 14:40
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$520
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 289
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 965
97% 768 Pts
64-Core 1,551
104% 1,551 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$699
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 530
Reflection 514
Parallax 569
139% 538 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 544
Splatting 291
141% 367 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 140%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$90
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1204 366 310 310 309 310 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,308
Write 1,461
Mixed 1,141
SusWrite 468
298% 1,345 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 78.9
266% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 1,222
DQ Mixed 1,012
788% 1,072 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 253%
Great: 276%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$47
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 280 293 294 295 291 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 472
Mixed 418
SusWrite 303
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 63.2
220% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 262
222% 325 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 123%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 208 213 213 213 212 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 61% Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$55
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 190 196 194 197 193 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 171
Mixed 79.1
SusWrite 192
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 107%
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)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 25.2
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 27.5
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 118%
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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 6,737 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $998
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HDDRAMUSB
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