MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics84% 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 Drive87.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200414
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 01:25
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700K-$400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 97.4
1-Core 154
2-Core 303
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,178
108% 879 Pts
64-Core 1,610
108% 1,610 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84% Excellent
Lighting 350
Reflection 302
Parallax 330
92% 327 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 309
Splatting 242
84% 253 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$160
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 396 150 144 146 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 464
Write 475
Mixed 402
SusWrite 239
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 37.9
136% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 307
224% 288 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 94%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
146GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 322 322 323 323 324 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 488
Mixed 460
SusWrite 341
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 54.7
183% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 353
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 115%
Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 202 200 201 202 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 162
Mixed 85
SusWrite 202
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 25.5
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 29.6
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,103
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