MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 144%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics152% 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 Drive209% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:39
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 50%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Memory 94.8
1-Core 137
2-Core 275
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 651
78% 587 Pts
64-Core 620
42% 620 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$649
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Lighting 190
Reflection 198
Parallax 193
154% 194 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 195
Splatting 131
150% 155 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 152%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 933 666 666 668 664 665 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 1,670
Write 1,809
Mixed 1,223
SusWrite 710
304% 1,353 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 60.2
184% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,084
DQ Write 774
DQ Mixed 944
701% 934 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 209%
Great: 340%
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 256GB
214GB free
Firmware: EDFM90.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1175 1188 1185 1186 1188 1190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 729
Write 880
Mixed 793
SusWrite 1,185
204% 897 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 38
152% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 557
DQ Write 745
DQ Mixed 649
491% 650 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 177%
Great: 230%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 27
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 26.9
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 95%

 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 36 30 60 31.5" 1296 759 MJI004D marantz-AVR
Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 3,698 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,147
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