MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory24.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 02 '19 at 23:38
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9400F-$155
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 241
85% 182 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 692
76% 585 Pts
64-Core 685
46% 685 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 415
Reflection 368
Parallax 424
109% 403 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 398
Splatting 240
106% 290 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1014 512GB
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20110000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 830
Write 399
Mixed 441
122% 557 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 50.2
194% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 430
DQ Mixed 714
509% 660 MB/s
Poor: 125% Great: 209%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
404GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 132 132 132 130 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 134
Write 126
Mixed 96
SusWrite 131
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 109%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
931GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 143 143 142 143 143 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 144
Write 140
Mixed 20
SusWrite 141
145% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
43% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 53%
Mass Storage Device 537GB
491GB free, PID 1212
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 19 19 19 19 19 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 18.3
Write 18.5
Mixed 18.2
SusWrite 18.7
25% 18.4 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 4.1
445% 5.17 MB/s
DQ Read 2.8
DQ Write 9.2
DQ Mixed 4.3
470% 5.43 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3200C16-8GTZB 04CD F4-3000C16-8GISB 04CD F4-3200C16-8GTZB 04CD F4-3000C16-8GISB 32GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 31.6
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 28.9
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 102%
This bench: 102%
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 6,338 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $940
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