MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics3.21% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.9% 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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 22:01
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 138
2-Core 273
97% 169 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 724
83% 632 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 104%
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 below expectations (24th percentile)
3.21% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.4
3% 12.6 fps
MRender 8.7
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 14.2
3% 11.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.21%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$59
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 318 321 322 324 321 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 446
Write 308
Mixed 244
SusWrite 321
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 40.2
4K Mixed 26
92% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 65.4
DQ Mixed 90.2
73% 106 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
771GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 193 192 193 191 192 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 146
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 191
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$82
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 97 98 99 98 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 85.2
Write 90.3
Mixed 48.9
SusWrite 97.6
59% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 63%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 169 170 170 171 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 112
Mixed 70.9
SusWrite 169
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 99%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 42 42 43 43 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
20.5% Poor
Read 35.1
Write 28
Mixed 27
SusWrite 42
45% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 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-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 29.3
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.7
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 104%

 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 5,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $233

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,202
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Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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