MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 81%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive97.2% 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)
Memory23.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190821
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 26 '20 at 00:49
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
81% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 246
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 491
63% 468 Pts
64-Core 487
33% 487 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 81%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 427
Reflection 348
Parallax 447
112% 407 fps
MRender 351
Gravity 374
Splatting 231
108% 318 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 108%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT500MX500SSD4 500GB
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 389 394 401 362 339 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 416
Write 378
Mixed 371
SusWrite 371
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 40.5
134% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 292
238% 337 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 124%
Sandisk S31024G 1TB
665GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 402 407 415 411 403 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 389
Write 254
Mixed 224
SusWrite 395
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 25.8
109% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 259
219% 320 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 123%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
150GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 59 60 60 60 60 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Read 71
Write 73.3
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 59.1
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 30.8
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 26.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 106%
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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 6,768 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) - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $996
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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