MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive213% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
5 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 04 '21 at 20:46
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 151
2-Core 302
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 850
94% 725 Pts
64-Core 860
58% 860 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 136
Reflection 177
Parallax 131
110% 148 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 132
Splatting 108
109% 132 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$46
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 186 152 142 110 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
213% Outstanding
Read 2,305
Write 964
Mixed 430
SusWrite 174
210% 968 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 80.8
239% 91.8 MB/s
DQ Read 809
DQ Write 716
DQ Mixed 290
347% 605 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 213%
Great: 271%
XPG SX950U 480GB
154GB free
Firmware: R0427ANR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 457 451 464 454 471 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 454
Mixed 416
SusWrite 457
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 52.4
182% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 264
223% 324 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
860GB free
Firmware: 0710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 132 138 138 139 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 94.9
Write 120
Mixed 99.8
SusWrite 134
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 46.1
MC Write 46.7
MC Mixed 33.2
120% 42 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 47.4
SC Mixed 34.6
101% 35.2 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 117%
Great: 118%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 24" 1280 720 DELD0E3 S2419HGF
Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 10,948 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 110%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $269

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,215
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