MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive90.7% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190821
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateNov 05 '19 at 18:40
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$360
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 290
101% 216 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 1140
106% 859 Pts
64-Core 1138
76% 1138 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 546
Reflection 512
Parallax 631
144% 563 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 553
Splatting 290
143% 369 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 142%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 120GB-$22
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 366 144 95 111 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 439
Mixed 421
SusWrite 191
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 31.7
159% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 45.9
94% 185 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 88%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
466GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 414 483 490 491 359 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 489
Mixed 447
SusWrite 427
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 67.1
232% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 135%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$154
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 27.6
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 29.6
82% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 103%
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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 5,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $907
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HDDRAMUSB
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