MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 01:27
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 265
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 858
87% 690 Pts
64-Core 1,040
70% 1,040 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3757 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.60
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
40% Below average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
37% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
44% 143 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 40%
Great: 182%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX7000 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CB1.1.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 191 39 60 52 60 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 530
Write 437
Mixed 437
SusWrite 102
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 48.8
185% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 410
DQ Mixed 168
158% 237 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 103%
WDC WDBNCE2500PNC 250GB
233GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 206 197 198 199 199 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 299
Mixed 313
SusWrite 223
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 50.3
184% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 204
173% 258 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Adata Ultimate SU800 512GB-$58
227GB free
Firmware: Q1204A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 407 395 396 397 398 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 473
Mixed 431
SusWrite 410
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 59.7
198% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 133
161% 284 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 124%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 47 38 82 66 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
27.3% Poor
Read 28.3
Write 29.3
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 66.6
28% 38.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
116% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 26.9
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 30.8
86% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 109%
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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 3,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $975
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HDDRAMUSB
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