MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive265% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 16:48
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$358
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 148
2-Core 298
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 598
8-Core 1,170
109% 884 Pts
64-Core 1,603
108% 1,603 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 151
Parallax 136
106% 139 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 144
Splatting 126
113% 130 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1285 1525 1561 1240 1434 540 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 1,634
Write 1,627
Mixed 1,252
SusWrite 1,264
325% 1,445 MB/s
4K Read 59.1
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 78.9
263% 91.8 MB/s
DQ Read 760
DQ Write 1,041
DQ Mixed 347
417% 716 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 265%
Great: 274%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
170GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 296 297 295 295 295 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 479
Mixed 422
SusWrite 312
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 57.5
192% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 115%
Great: 122%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
214GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 488 454 468 486 491 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 481
Mixed 417
SusWrite 479
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 56.6
189% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 124%
Great: 134%
Lacie Rugged Mini USB3 1TB
262GB free
Firmware: 1053
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 103 103 104 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
58% Above average
Read 98.9
Write 43.3
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 104
52% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 58%
Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
931GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 204 212 213 202 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 150
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 202
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 29.2
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 44.3
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%

 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 4,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 197%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 199%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,611
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