MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
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.
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 Drive260% 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 20 '19 at 14:45
Run Duration153 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 (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 148
2-Core 289
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 579
8-Core 1,015
100% 797 Pts
64-Core 1555
104% 1555 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
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 521
Reflection 513
Parallax 567
137% 534 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 541
Splatting 300
140% 369 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
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1248 339 308 310 310 308 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
260% Outstanding
Read 2,422
Write 1,465
Mixed 1,143
SusWrite 470
304% 1,375 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 81.9
274% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 1,220
DQ Mixed 1,015
789% 1,072 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 260%
Great: 282%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 278 292 295 297 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 482
Mixed 410
SusWrite 305
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 65.7
226% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 349
252% 323 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 205 214 211 211 215 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 62% Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$49
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 193 196 195 195 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 177
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 192
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 107%
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 (58th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25.7
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 27.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.7%
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 5,382 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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