MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 94.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.8% 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 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
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%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-10400F-$107
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 129
2-Core 255
90% 159 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 820
81% 663 Pts
64-Core 1027
64% 1027 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Nvidia(10DE 21C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.08
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Lighting 94.5
Reflection 85
Parallax 81.7
77% 87.1 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 78.5
Splatting 76.8
74% 92.2 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 76%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 478 480 484 363 337 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th 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: 74%
This bench: 121%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd 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: 50%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 94%

 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 8,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $223

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $962
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Intel Core i5-12400F $149Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $375Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i5-12600K $170Nvidia RTX 4070 $530Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $45SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $64G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $346SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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