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 (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 99.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 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)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:59
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$486
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Memory 93
1-Core 144
2-Core 290
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 567
8-Core 995
98% 781 Pts
64-Core 1,544
104% 1,544 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 106%
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 below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
139% Outstanding
Lighting 525
Reflection 513
Parallax 557
138% 532 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 539
Splatting 293
140% 366 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 139%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$83
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1347 309 310 311 312 311 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,492
Write 1475
Mixed 937
SusWrite 483
297% 1,347 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 83.5
281% 99.1 MB/s
DQ Read 982
DQ Write 1,126
DQ Mixed 1009
772% 1,039 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 263%
Great: 274%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
85GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 293 294 297 296 290 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 400
SusWrite 310
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 60.7
202% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 118%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$55
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 206 208 214 218 219 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 144
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 212
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
212% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 202 203 202 199 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 158
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 198
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 111%
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 above expectations (60th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 25.7
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.6%
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 9,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $995
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