MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive272% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190821
Uptime8.8 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 11:19
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$265
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 90.6
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
102% 182 Pts
4-Core 610
8-Core 1,206
112% 908 Pts
64-Core 1199
80% 1199 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 146
Parallax 149
109% 143 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 140
Splatting 122
111% 127 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 110%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$60
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 590 431 434 431 429 429 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 2,437
Write 2,228
Mixed 1,295
SusWrite 458
357% 1,604 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 88.2
302% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,012
DQ Write 1,355
DQ Mixed 1,170
888% 1,179 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 272%
Great: 289%
Kingston A400 480GB-$47
447GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 459 459 460 461 459 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 398
Write 450
Mixed 336
SusWrite 459
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 39.5
156% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 169
158% 241 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
453GB free
Firmware: GG2OAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 69 69 69 69 69 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
34.8% Below average
Read 52.6
Write 43.2
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 68.6
34% 46.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
84% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 21.1
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 22.6
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 88%

 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 8,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $269

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,224
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