MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 99.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.5% 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 Drive226% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 07 '19 at 23:15
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 122
2-Core 280
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 799
87% 674 Pts
64-Core 792
53% 792 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3200 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 94.7
Parallax 90.2
88% 97.4 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 94
Splatting 80.5
65% 96.1 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 256GB
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 262 263 262 264 264 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 2,652
Write 1,120
Mixed 1,213
SusWrite 262
288% 1,312 MB/s
4K Read 70.2
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 70.8
289% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 464
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 296
238% 341 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 226%
Great: 274%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
778GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 205 200 192 192 178 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 104
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 194
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 29.1
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 30.8
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%

 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 6,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,112
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $190Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $34
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Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $44
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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