MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 130%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics152% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 09:23
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i9-9900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
130% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 596
QC Float 638
QC Mixed 616
140% 617 Pts
MC Int 1,474
MC Float 1,751
MC Mixed 1,614
241% 1,613 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 130%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Lighting 482
Reflection 452
Parallax 527
154% 487 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 500
Splatting 265
150% 337 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 152%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA74H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1897
Write 1,360
Mixed 559
279% 1,272 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 69.3
238% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,305
DQ Write 1,127
DQ Mixed 1,071
842% 1,168 MB/s
Poor: 152% Great: 311%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$90
381GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 92 91 90 91 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 87.8
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 90.3
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54%
Great: 102%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$109
153GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 89 92 91 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 93.5
Write 99.7
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 90.1
57% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
145% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 029E CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 029E CMK16GX4M2D3000C16 029E CMK16GX4M2D3000C16 32GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 26.1
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 28.5
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 2,634 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 149% - Outstanding Total price: $1,080
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