MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive326% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190821
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 18 '20 at 23:08
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700F-$374
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
1-Core 140
2-Core 280
99% 210 Pts
4-Core 560
8-Core 1097
102% 829 Pts
64-Core 1,103
74% 1,103 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$699
Gigabyte(1458 376B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 515
Reflection 490
Parallax 595
135% 533 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 515
Splatting 277
134% 349 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 133%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$104
345GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1558 910 825 827 825 822 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
326% Outstanding
Read 2,617
Write 2,424
Mixed 1,649
SusWrite 961
428% 1,913 MB/s
4K Read 66.2
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 89.9
300% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,688
DQ Write 1,450
DQ Mixed 1,554
1,169% 1,564 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 326%
Great: 335%
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$150
853GB free
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1926 1517 1521 1521 1521 1521 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
326% Outstanding
Read 2018
Write 2038
Mixed 1,733
SusWrite 1588
415% 1,844 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 70.1
245% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 1,771
DQ Write 1,514
DQ Mixed 1,638
1,228% 1,641 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 326%
Great: 322%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR16GX4M2D3000C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 31.4
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 28.4
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 100%
Great: 103%
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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 6,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $995
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