MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.3% 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 Drive237% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191227
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJun 15 '20 at 02:07
Run Duration239 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$395
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Memory 93.8
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 546
8-Core 918
92% 732 Pts
64-Core 1,428
96% 1,428 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
MSI(1462 C307) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
91.3% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 340
Parallax 357
94% 351 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 348
Splatting 230
92% 257 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000H1 256GB
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD70H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1200 307 310 311 310 310 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 2,165
Write 1,414
Mixed 1,130
SusWrite 458
286% 1,292 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 73.1
249% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 1,045
DQ Mixed 1,012
761% 1,011 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 237%
Great: 240%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$89
466GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1787 921 606 605 604 603 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,854
Write 1,736
Mixed 798
SusWrite 854
292% 1,310 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 55.9
202% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,032
DQ Write 1,148
DQ Mixed 960
759% 1,047 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 237%
Great: 256%
Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP-000L7 256GB
80GB free
Firmware: EXT09L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 257 258 257 256 253 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 262
Mixed 194
SusWrite 257
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 31.8
138% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 81.4
122% 233 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 89%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
144GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 303 303 302 301 301 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 476
Mixed 410
SusWrite 320
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 54.4
178% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$55
890GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 174 178 180 179 180 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 155
Write 151
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 177
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2C3000C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 29.5
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 29.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 102%

 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 5,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $233

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,189
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