MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive94.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190821
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 09:51
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 287
101% 215 Pts
4-Core 568
8-Core 826
90% 697 Pts
64-Core 820
55% 820 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Nvidia(10DE 12FE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 318
Parallax 397
98% 363 fps
MRender 376
Gravity 366
Splatting 230
103% 324 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 220 218 220 220 220 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 439
Mixed 274
SusWrite 225
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 42.1
150% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 247
207% 301 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 103%
WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB
112GB free
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 145 81 81 81 82 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 450
Write 223
Mixed 256
SusWrite 121
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 19.5
82% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 82.7
DQ Mixed 41.8
47% 81 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 52%
WD My Passport 0740 320GB
229GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 75 75 74 74 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 74.2
Write 75.5
Mixed 47
SusWrite 74.4
92% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2133 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.3% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 22.6
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.7
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 99%
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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 3,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
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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