MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 90.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive121% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 28 '20 at 13:27
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400F-$178
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
89% 155 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 809
80% 639 Pts
64-Core 1,002
67% 1,002 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
Nvidia(10DE 21C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.08
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.5% Very good
Lighting 283
Reflection 221
Parallax 262
74% 255 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 235
Splatting 177
71% 222 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 74%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$69
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 478 480 484 363 337 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 487
Mixed 446
SusWrite 437
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 56.7
186% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 356
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 132%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 22.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 26.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 93%

 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 1,852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,316
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HDDRAMUSB
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