MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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.
Graphics59.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '21 at 14:12
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 45%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 147
2-Core 293
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 579
8-Core 852
92% 715 Pts
64-Core 854
57% 854 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Lighting 70.5
Reflection 83.1
Parallax 74.7
57% 76.1 fps
MRender 72.2
Gravity 78.8
Splatting 75.3
63% 75.4 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$185
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 506
Write 474
Mixed 316
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 53.2
189% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 177
182% 297 MB/s
Poor: 62% Great: 107%
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB
113GB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 417 373 374 375 375 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 489
Mixed 454
SusWrite 396
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 65.1
216% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 128%
Great: 129%
Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 206 207 209 207 202 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
44% Average
Read 484
Write 160
Mixed 228
SusWrite 205
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 4.1
43% 10.2 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 44%
Great: 101%
PNY CS900 120GB-$21
27GB free
Firmware: CS900212
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 239 235 237 238 251 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 426
Write 240
Mixed 340
SusWrite 248
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 28.6
130% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 162
151% 228 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 83%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C20 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 44.4
MC Write 47.3
MC Mixed 30.8
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 49.8
SC Mixed 33.5
100% 34.9 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%

 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 11,711 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,221
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