MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics179% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 21:50
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$465
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 150
2-Core 296
105% 223 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 1,132
105% 851 Pts
64-Core 1,519
102% 1,519 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
179% Outstanding
Lighting 672
Reflection 584
Parallax 768
177% 675 fps
MRender 526
Gravity 637
Splatting 300
180% 488 fps
Poor: 135%
This bench: 179%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
642GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 350 473 475 475 478 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 361
Mixed 348
SusWrite 430
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 45.7
164% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 208
191% 294 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 110%
Great: 121%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
162GB free
Firmware: X21100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 353 476 487 487 488 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 481
Mixed 333
SusWrite 438
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 41.6
161% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 166
173% 286 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 26.7
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 33.9
SC Mixed 31.7
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 104%
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 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 6,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $934
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