MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics4.46% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 17:36
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-9600K-$247
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 133
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 552
QC Mixed 528
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 753
MC Float 844
MC Mixed 793
119% 797 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 104%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
4.46% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 13.2
4% 12.5 fps
MRender 8.5
Gravity 11.8
Splatting 14.1
5% 11.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.46%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$60
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 301 319 319 318 322 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 472
Write 308
Mixed 106
SusWrite 316
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 22.9
80% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 65.8
DQ Mixed 60.2
58% 94.9 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$45
771GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 191 189 192 192 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 130
Mixed 90.9
SusWrite 191
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$83
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 95 98 97 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 100
Write 90
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 97.1
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 63%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 168 169 169 168 167 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 142
Mixed 64.1
SusWrite 168
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 97%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 41 43 43 42 42 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
20.5% Poor
Read 36.4
Write 36.8
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 42.2
49% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
91% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 28.8
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 32
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 3,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 156% - Outstanding Total price: $1,017
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