MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive204% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 19 '20 at 20:48
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 35%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 93.7
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 818
80% 636 Pts
64-Core 832
56% 832 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Asus(1043 866D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.4% Very good
Lighting 89.2
Reflection 83.8
Parallax 86.2
73% 86.4 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 84.9
Splatting 66.3
66% 89.4 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 664 556 539 544 543 545 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 1557
Write 1,428
Mixed 1,077
SusWrite 565
259% 1,157 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 59.7
191% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,277
DQ Write 854
DQ Mixed 974
751% 1,035 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 204%
Great: 316%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
60GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 134 133 134 134 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
80% Very good
Read 380
Write 319
Mixed 280
SusWrite 152
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 36.6
129% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 172
178% 290 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80%
Great: 108%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$80
272GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 101 99 99 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 134
Write 142
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 97.7
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 77%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
641GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 125 125 125 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 129
Write 123
Mixed 31
SusWrite 124
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 23.4
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 111%

 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 6,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,045
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