MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive183% 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)
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190821
Uptime10.2 Days
Run DateJun 02 '20 at 12:29
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$486
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 148
2-Core 265
98% 169 Pts
4-Core 577
8-Core 1,129
105% 853 Pts
64-Core 1,575
106% 1,575 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,180
EVGA(3842 2382) ≥ 4GB; 11G-P4-2382-KR
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.2% Very good
Lighting 269
Reflection 249
Parallax 292
71% 270 fps
MRender 310
Gravity 242
Splatting 209
76% 253 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$104
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 39 47 72 68 70 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 1,522
Write 1,464
Mixed 1,086
SusWrite 85.8
232% 1,039 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 75
259% 92.9 MB/s
DQ Read 684
DQ Write 941
DQ Mixed 272
356% 632 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 183%
Great: 304%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$115
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 202 203 204 204 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 208
Mixed 102
SusWrite 204
130% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 116%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3466 C19 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 31.9
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 47
SC Mixed 31.4
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
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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 9,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $160

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