MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 79.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics91.5% 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 Drive74.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime11.1 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 05:55
Run Duration241 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%
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 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Memory 82.8
1-Core 121
2-Core 214
81% 139 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 577
64% 493 Pts
64-Core 603
40% 603 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 107
Parallax 110
96% 112 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 102
Splatting 92.2
86% 110 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70 1TB
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 146 113 126 130 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 429
Write 418
Mixed 368
SusWrite 134
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 20.2
124% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 99.4
125% 226 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
129GB free
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 97 99 101 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 141
Write 164
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 95.5
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$86
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.2
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 42: 5R 3G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
42% 37% 43 249 151 60 40" 1536 864 SAM0C39 SAMSUNG
History: Score 20: 2R 2G 4B | Score 42: 5R 3G 8B
Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 11,621 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,219
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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