MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics83.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive159% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190116
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 11:32
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 2.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
64.1% Good
Memory 80.4
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 130
57% 91.6 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 464
45% 361 Pts
64-Core 660
44% 660 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$329
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
83.8% Excellent
Lighting 271
Reflection 300
Parallax 373
71% 315 fps
MRender 282
Gravity 290
Splatting 183
85% 252 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$73
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 844 856 867 857 589 54 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Read 1,234
Write 850
Mixed 780
SusWrite 678
198% 885 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 48.9
165% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 434
DQ Mixed 220
212% 329 MB/s
Poor: 106%
This bench: 159%
Great: 207%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
3TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 205 209 208 207 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 127
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 207
111% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 117%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.4% Good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 21.9
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 17.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 79.8
50% 79.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 97%
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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 9,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $978
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