MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive97.5% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 18:56
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 153
2-Core 305
108% 229 Pts
4-Core 610
8-Core 1,009
102% 810 Pts
64-Core 1,202
81% 1,202 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 331
Parallax 456
106% 397 fps
MRender 361
Gravity 374
Splatting 231
109% 322 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP920SS 1TB
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 354 384 403 404 404 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 390
Mixed 259
SusWrite 382
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 36.3
134% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 76.6
121% 234 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 98%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
12GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 86 85 86 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 91.5
Write 84
Mixed 52
SusWrite 85.5
57% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
51.5% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 13.2
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 57%
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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 6,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $934
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HDDRAMUSB
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