MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 Drive166% 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.
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)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 12 '19 at 02:21
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 310
106% 227 Pts
4-Core 611
8-Core 890
97% 750 Pts
64-Core 881
59% 881 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$400
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3700 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 329
Parallax 455
103% 392 fps
MRender 387
Gravity 355
Splatting 240
107% 328 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$75
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 272 259 246 235 226 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 813
Write 710
Mixed 686
SusWrite 270
139% 620 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 79.1
266% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 723
DQ Mixed 994
687% 852 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 166%
Great: 281%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$64
128GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 266 274 279 287 291 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 470
Mixed 449
SusWrite 268
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 60.9
198% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 286
232% 330 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 115%
Great: 126%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$44
122GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 102 105 105 105 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 155
Write 154
Mixed 31
SusWrite 102
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
87% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 26.8
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 27.5
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87%
Great: 92%
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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 6,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $946
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $218Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $43
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $643SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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