MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive271% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '20 at 06:22
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$360
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 156
2-Core 322
107% 191 Pts
4-Core 628
8-Core 1,060
106% 844 Pts
64-Core 1,714
115% 1,714 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Asus(1043 871C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.2% Very good
Lighting 87.6
Reflection 104
Parallax 94.6
71% 95.5 fps
MRender 94.1
Gravity 90.8
Splatting 92.5
74% 92.5 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$65
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 931 976 977 1027 995 981 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 1,978
Write 2,320
Mixed 1,728
SusWrite 981
394% 1,752 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 72.8
249% 92.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,360
DQ Write 1,106
DQ Mixed 1,209
912% 1,225 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 271%
Great: 290%
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$65
453GB free
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1254 850 855 850 849 852 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 2,020
Write 2,180
Mixed 1,708
SusWrite 918
383% 1,706 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 74.4
267% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1501
DQ Write 1,169
DQ Mixed 1330
996% 1,333 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 278%
Great: 290%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$71
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 147 149 148 148 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 169
Write 137
Mixed 85
SusWrite 142
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.7
163% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 89%
Hitachi HMS5C4040ALE640 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: MPAOA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 119 117 117 119 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
68% Good
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 118
71% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M4C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 28.4
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 115%

 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 4,253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 195%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 197%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,478
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