MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics28.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive158% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 19:32
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$202
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Memory 94.1
1-Core 130
2-Core 265
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 753
83% 638 Pts
64-Core 753
51% 753 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1120 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
28.8% Poor
Lighting 36
Reflection 39
Parallax 46.7
29% 40.6 fps
MRender 33.5
Gravity 35.5
Splatting 27.5
28% 32.2 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
289GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 697 539 537 455 508 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 1,321
Write 294
Mixed 283
SusWrite 495
130% 598 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 48.4
184% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 533
DQ Mixed 339
278% 389 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 158%
Great: 277%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 32.5
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 41.8
SC Mixed 31
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%

 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 10,425 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,251
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