MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 99.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics54% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive303% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190821
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 10:44
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$192
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 141
2-Core 281
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 824
88% 688 Pts
64-Core 816
55% 816 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
Gainward(10B0 13C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
54% Above average
Lighting 201
Reflection 183
Parallax 202
53% 195 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 193
Splatting 128
54% 160 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
GOODRAM 240GB
20GB free
Firmware: SBFM10.6
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 473
Write 256
Mixed 151
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 0.3
4% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 42% Great: 101%
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 512GB
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A4SANA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1572 1805 1098 1099 502 507 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
303% Outstanding
Read 2,597
Write 1,165
Mixed 146
SusWrite 1097
274% 1,252 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 82.9
282% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 735
DQ Write 1,280
DQ Mixed 475
511% 830 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 303%
Great: 323%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G36C16U4R.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
118% Outstanding
MC Read 46.2
MC Write 48.2
MC Mixed 33.3
122% 42.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 33.3
94% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 118%
Great: 117%

 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 4,344 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $231

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,250
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $192Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $43
Intel Core i5-9400F $151Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $328Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $47
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $60SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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