MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 203%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 195%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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.
Graphics197% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive353% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 00:21
Run Duration314 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$275
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 98
1-Core 143
2-Core 300
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 1,192
110% 896 Pts
64-Core 1171
79% 1171 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,299
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3850 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Lighting 245
Reflection 212
Parallax 263
198% 240 fps
MRender 295
Gravity 232
Splatting 182
195% 237 fps
Poor: 140%
This bench: 197%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
906GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1457 1653 2135 2149 2156 2157 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
353% Outstanding
Read 1,806
Write 2,224
Mixed 1,902
SusWrite 1,951
446% 1,971 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 84.1
282% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,797
DQ Write 1519
DQ Mixed 1,612
1,220% 1,643 MB/s
Poor: 194%
This bench: 353%
Great: 359%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
289GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 933 433 434 435 436 435 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 1,568
Write 1,741
Mixed 1,366
SusWrite 518
291% 1,298 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 75.6
271% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1263
DQ Write 1,526
DQ Mixed 985
856% 1,258 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 240%
Great: 237%
Kingdian S280 480GB
447GB free
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 457 453 453 453 453 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 479
Mixed 444
SusWrite 453
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 69
230% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 141
166% 288 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 136%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 250GB-$90
233GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 176 180 178 172 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 485
Mixed 368
SusWrite 210
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 56.4
203% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 255
209% 300 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 110%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$170
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 185 187 188 187 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 150
Mixed 74.6
SusWrite 185
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.7
226% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$170
53GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 82 77 77 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 111
Write 146
Mixed 72.4
SusWrite 79.2
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.8
252% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4400 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
133% Outstanding
MC Read 52.9
MC Write 54.1
MC Mixed 38.5
139% 48.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 51.1
SC Mixed 33.9
104% 36.5 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 133%
Great: 138%

 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 10,337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 100%
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Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $269

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,234
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