MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.1% 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 Drive90.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). 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)
Memory6.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime14.7 Days
Run DateNov 25 '22 at 00:33
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
92% 164 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 633
73% 571 Pts
64-Core 776
48% 776 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 94%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 526.98
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.1% Very good
Lighting 96
Reflection 94
Parallax 90.2
78% 93.4 fps
MRender 96
Gravity 88.5
Splatting 75
72% 86.5 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$106
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 86 85 88 86 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 440
Write 438
Mixed 328
SusWrite 123
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 47.7
158% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 344
261% 351 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
80GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 222 215 210 208 203 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 437
Write 429
Mixed 344
SusWrite 237
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 47.8
158% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 347
263% 353 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 124%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
246GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 448 444 469 468 457 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 437
Write 414
Mixed 378
SusWrite 450
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 48.6
159% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 111%
Great: 133%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
214GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 292 283 280 279 276 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 417
Mixed 400
SusWrite 304
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 46.1
151% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 351
265% 356 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
493GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 105 104 105 103 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 126
Write 115
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 104
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 37.4
114% 39.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 45.2
SC Mixed 31.9
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%

 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 56 27 144 24" 1920 1080 VSC5A37 XG240R SERIES
Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 4,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,220
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