MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive192% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 20:29
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 146
2-Core 289
101% 177 Pts
4-Core 569
8-Core 1103
103% 836 Pts
64-Core 1,109
74% 1,109 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Asus(1043 877E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Lighting 94.7
Reflection 90.8
Parallax 85.9
77% 90.5 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 81.2
Splatting 73.7
70% 90.7 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin MKNSSDHL250GB-D8 250GB
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 576 984 644 567 276 159 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 1,661
Write 1,014
Mixed 877
SusWrite 534
227% 1,022 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 28.5
188% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 973
DQ Mixed 456
459% 732 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 192%
Great: 198%
USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1 64GB
32GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 25 25 25 25 25 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
23% Poor
Read 35.9
Write 16.4
Mixed 24.2
SusWrite 23.8
32% 25.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 3.5
265% 4.2 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 23%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G36C16U4RL.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 45.8
MC Write 47.6
MC Mixed 32.8
120% 42.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 50.1
SC Mixed 32.4
99% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%

 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 10,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $269

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,209
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