MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive82.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200414
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 05:35
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Memory 91.5
1-Core 144
2-Core 284
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 945
91% 731 Pts
64-Core 1,552
104% 1,552 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
Gigabyte(1458 3773) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
41.6% Average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
38% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
42% 143 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$193
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 163 138 174 163 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 424
Write 253
Mixed 284
SusWrite 161
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 41.3
148% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 187
149% 207 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
537GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 142 141 139 140 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 161
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 140
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$104
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
74.4% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.6
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.1
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 79%
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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 206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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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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