MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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 Drive280% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 23:52
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User CRI-User
Background CPU8%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i5-9400F-$140
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 248
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 705
77% 597 Pts
64-Core 705
47% 705 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.70
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 327
Parallax 407
104% 378 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 383
Splatting 236
97% 295 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG SPECTRIX S40G 256GB
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB001D14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1080 1055 1018 702 628 743 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
280% Outstanding
Read 2,630
Write 972
Mixed 989
SusWrite 871
300% 1,365 MB/s
4K Read 65.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 80.2
275% 94.7 MB/s
DQ Read 832
DQ Write 819
DQ Mixed 855
634% 835 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 280%
Great: 290%
WD WD10EADX-00TDHB0 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 77.04D77
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 98 98 98 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 101
Write 99.1
Mixed 70.7
SusWrite 98.1
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 58%
Samsung S2 Portable 500GB
83GB free, PID 1f05
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 38 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 38.4
Write 28.9
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 38.4
46% 34.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
73% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$82
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 24
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 26.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 96%
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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 3,912 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) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $974
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $215
HDDRAMUSB
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