MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 90.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.8% 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%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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-$120
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th 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: 76%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D 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 (88th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 94.5
Reflection 85
Parallax 81.7
76% 87.1 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 78.5
Splatting 76.8
69% 92.2 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep 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 way above expectations (85th 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: 71%
This bench: 121%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd 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: 49%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 95%

 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 11,301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,115
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HDDRAMUSB
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