MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.1% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateSep 24 '20 at 18:20
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$284
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 146
2-Core 294
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 589
8-Core 1,138
107% 863 Pts
64-Core 1,131
76% 1,131 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
64.8% Good
Lighting 247
Reflection 246
Parallax 236
65% 243 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 230
Splatting 190
65% 204 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 88 80 82 81 79 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 247
Write 118
Mixed 174
SusWrite 79.9
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 29.8
124% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 86.7
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 95.7
74% 99.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
251GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 125 124 124 126 126 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 178
Write 145
Mixed 101
SusWrite 125
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 28.5
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 28.4
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%

 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 5,915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $234

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,195
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