MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive317% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 10 '19 at 08:47
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
1-Core 137
2-Core 277
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 801
85% 665 Pts
64-Core 804
54% 804 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 382
Parallax 449
112% 419 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 421
Splatting 256
112% 308 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme ADATA SX8100NP 2TB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1D45 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1384 1373 1362 1415 1415 1416 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
317% Outstanding
Read 2,677
Write 1,405
Mixed 1,459
SusWrite 1,394
386% 1,734 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 72.6
243% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,409
DQ Write 831
DQ Mixed 1,364
950% 1,201 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 317%
Great: 317%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 64GB
28GB free, PID 00ed
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 34 34 34 34 34 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
22.3% Poor
Read 97.5
Write 38.8
Mixed 7
SusWrite 32.4
48% 43.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 1.2
59% 2 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3600C17-8GVK 04CD F4-3600C16-8GVKC 04CD F4-3600C17-8GVK 04CD F4-3600C16-8GVKC 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
73.8% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23.2
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
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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 6,239 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
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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