MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory24 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '21 at 16:10
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User SYC-User
Background CPU 68%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$192
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 93.2
1-Core 117
2-Core 229
86% 146 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 460
57% 429 Pts
64-Core 563
38% 563 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.2% Outstanding
Lighting 120
Reflection 109
Parallax 123
97% 118 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 118
Splatting 100
102% 130 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$100
355GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 389 367 365 376 375 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 658
Write 726
Mixed 628
SusWrite 374
134% 597 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 37.2
120% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 886
DQ Write 531
DQ Mixed 585
469% 667 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 118%
Great: 161%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 188 187 190 188 190 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 129
Write 184
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 188
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.4
108% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 31.6
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 21.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 112%

 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 10 8 144 23.5" 1280 720 VSC36AF VX2458 Series
Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 11,752 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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: $1,202
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