MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics167% 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 Drive222% 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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190821
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 22:19
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$500
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
1-Core 123
2-Core 248
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 921
88% 708 Pts
64-Core 1,291
87% 1,291 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
PNY(196E 134E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 442.74
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 609
Reflection 538
Parallax 660
160% 602 fps
MRender 528
Gravity 583
Splatting 277
168% 463 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 167%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$68
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 592 763 917 933 938 930 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,376
Write 911
Mixed 878
SusWrite 845
224% 1,003 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 80.6
289% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 854
DQ Mixed 222
276% 470 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 222%
Great: 211%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 187 204 203 202 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 130
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 197
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30AESEK.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 25.3
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 28.8
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 113%
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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 7,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $984
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