MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive269% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 10 '19 at 13:15
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900KF
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 294
103% 220 Pts
4-Core 576
8-Core 1,155
106% 866 Pts
64-Core 1,570
105% 1,570 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 538
Reflection 429
Parallax 525
141% 497 fps
MRender 398
Gravity 454
Splatting 260
130% 371 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 130%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1324 399 400 400 404 402 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 2,482
Write 2,125
Mixed 1,387
SusWrite 555
364% 1,637 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 85.5
291% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 1,026
DQ Mixed 1,112
809% 1,047 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 269%
Great: 288%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$55
232GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 488 421 350 350 350 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 487
Mixed 428
SusWrite 408
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 64
216% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 351
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 129%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$72
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 146 143 142 144 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 160
Write 141
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 144
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.5% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.5
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 23.7
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 110%
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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 5,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
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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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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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