MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 80.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.5% 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 Drive183% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 29 '21 at 10:33
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$192
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Memory 85.4
1-Core 101
2-Core 259
82% 148 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 582
64% 494 Pts
64-Core 648
44% 648 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6600
PowerColor(148C 2413) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.11.3
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.5% Very good
Lighting 86.4
Reflection 130
Parallax 166
70% 128 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 88.1
Splatting 132
84% 137 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SX6000LNP 512GB
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 778 967 999 1024 596 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 1,721
Write 941
Mixed 834
SusWrite 747
235% 1,061 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 42.7
149% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 677
DQ Mixed 396
330% 463 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 183%
Great: 239%
Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB
224GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 146 145 144 145 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 144
Write 146
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 145
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 18.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 22.1
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 29: 3R 3G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
29% 42% 26 106 4 240 24.5" 1920 1080 AUS25B3 XG258
History: Score 5: 0R 1G 2B | Score 29: 3R 3G 5B
Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 12,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,230
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