MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 91.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 02:06
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
1-Core 116
2-Core 285
91% 200 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 723
84% 639 Pts
64-Core 649
44% 649 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
MSI(1462 3733) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3570 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 347
Reflection 285
Parallax 358
91% 330 fps
MRender 351
Gravity 332
Splatting 204
99% 296 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
222GB free
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 428 432 442 441 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 430
Mixed 422
SusWrite 387
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 30.9
150% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 49.3
101% 202 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 91%
Sandisk SD8SNAT-128G-1006 128GB
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 172 175 176 177 176 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
542GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 114 117 117 117 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 130
Write 120
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 116
70% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
480GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 181 187 186 188 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 178
Mixed 84
SusWrite 185
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 35.6
MC Mixed 28.1
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 29.9
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 108%
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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 6,317 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) - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $946
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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