MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive29.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '21 at 01:08
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 151
2-Core 302
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 604
8-Core 1,202
111% 903 Pts
64-Core 1,165
78% 1,165 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 141
Parallax 145
105% 139 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 134
Splatting 118
106% 123 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UH5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 25 77 59 71 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
29.7% Poor
Read 452
Write 79.5
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 61.1
35% 164 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 2.8
28% 6.6 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 57%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$105
487GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 146 146 146 147 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 135
Write 143
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 146
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4133 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
127% Outstanding
MC Read 49.2
MC Write 53.5
MC Mixed 34.5
131% 45.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 52.7
SC Mixed 35
106% 37 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 127%
Great: 132%

 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 10,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,229
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