MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.6% 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 Drive118% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 22:35
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 312
110% 234 Pts
4-Core 623
8-Core 1,018
104% 820 Pts
64-Core 1274
86% 1274 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Lighting 276
Reflection 290
Parallax 308
72% 291 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 399
Splatting 201
100% 251 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT500MX500SSD4 500GB
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 415 461 455 408 407 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 418
Mixed 447
SusWrite 429
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 51.4
178% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 292
238% 338 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
20GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 143 173 172 156 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 153
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 163
94% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 181 182 183 182 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 150
Mixed 79
SusWrite 182
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 27.3
98% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 33.1
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 47.9
83% 47.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 108%
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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 5,134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $907
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