MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 99.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '19 at 02:51
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$356
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 286
101% 215 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 1,077
102% 821 Pts
64-Core 1,080
72% 1,080 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$185
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
64.5% Good
Lighting 233
Reflection 204
Parallax 316
61% 251 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 239
Splatting 147
65% 183 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$89
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,960
Write 9,028
Mixed 8,838
2,000% 8,942 MB/s
4K Read 720
4K Write 393
4K Mixed 472
1,903% 528 MB/s
DQ Read 2,098
DQ Write 1657
DQ Mixed 1,680
1,311% 1,811 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 135%
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
359GB free
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 579 577 575 576 576 576 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 1,099
Write 585
Mixed 493
SusWrite 576
153% 688 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 46.1
195% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,043
DQ Write 596
DQ Mixed 606
508% 748 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 174%
Great: 175%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$155
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 103 104 108 110 111 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
60% Above average
Read 100
Write 126
Mixed 54
SusWrite 107
71% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.7
212% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 6TB (2015)-$137
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 108 107 108 109 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 92
Write 94.5
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 108
67% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 27.5
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 30.1
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 111%
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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 6,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $997
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $218Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $42
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $653SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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