MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81% 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 Drive42% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200616
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 17:40
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU 27%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$193
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Memory 93.3
1-Core 130
2-Core 265
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 662
74% 570 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$420
Zotac(19DA 5511) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3505 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81% Excellent
Lighting 413
Reflection 322
Parallax 352
108% 362 fps
MRender 1.4
Gravity 355
Splatting 243
80% 200 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 81%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 2.4 36 11 19 7.6 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
42% Average
Read 435
Write 349
Mixed 324
SusWrite 37.7
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 18
57% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 77.5
DQ Mixed 44.1
47% 78.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42%
Great: 55%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
97GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 94 103 98 103 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 176
Write 173
Mixed 83
SusWrite 100
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3150 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
49.3% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 53%

 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 5,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,197
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $193Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $43
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Intel Core i7-9700K $290Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $43
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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