MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive86.3% 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.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 04 '19 at 01:44
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$370
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 147
2-Core 291
103% 219 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 1,143
105% 853 Pts
64-Core 1,139
76% 1,139 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 373
Parallax 394
100% 382 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 378
Splatting 242
101% 284 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM843T 480GB
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: NS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 278 303 337 348 343 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 375
Write 348
Mixed 321
SusWrite 307
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 36.3
127% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 265
206% 285 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 97%
Spcc Solid State Disk 512GB
477GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 383 221 110 105 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 438
Mixed 356
SusWrite 210
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 43.4
165% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 229
197% 289 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 96%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
224GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 648 769 917 919 804 57 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,370
Write 894
Mixed 856
SusWrite 686
212% 951 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 71.6
257% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 834
DQ Mixed 219
271% 461 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 202%
Great: 210%
Seagate ST2000NM0011 2TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: PA09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 145 145 145 145 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 149
Write 145
Mixed 75
SusWrite 143
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 23.9
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77%
Great: 102%
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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 6,249 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $997
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