MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 97.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.5% 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 Drive65.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 03 '22 at 07:36
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU0%
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 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 i7-9700K-$415
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Memory 91.4
1-Core 150
2-Core 294
98% 178 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 1,155
100% 853 Pts
64-Core 1,148
71% 1,148 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$429
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
91.5% Outstanding
Lighting 112
Reflection 108
Parallax 119
90% 113 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 106
Splatting 100
93% 124 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS240GMTS820S 240GB
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 195 102 80 74 95 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 492
Write 373
Mixed 363
SusWrite 143
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 20.3
87% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 35.8
89% 182 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 89%
Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB
671GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 120 115 124 122 124 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 111
Write 128
Mixed 69.4
SusWrite 120
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2E3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.3% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.1
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.6
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 50: 6R 4G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
50% 27% 67 109 6 144 27" 2560 1440 LHC2700 X270 PRO
History: Score 51: 6R 5G 6B | Score 50: 6R 4G 8B
Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 4,293 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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