MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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 Drive88% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '20 at 03:24
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 245
90% 189 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 748
82% 632 Pts
64-Core 764
51% 764 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$722
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 537
Reflection 440
Parallax 539
141% 506 fps
MRender 401
Gravity 406
Splatting 244
119% 350 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 120%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 163 165 168 139 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 496
Write 320
Mixed 298
SusWrite 155
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 34.5
152% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 231
188% 270 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 88%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$56
588GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 147 145 145 147 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 179
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 147
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 34.7
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 28.9
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
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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 6,733 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $998
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Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $338Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $683SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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