MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 170%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 186%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive205% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 01:59
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 6800-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$468
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 154
2-Core 293
103% 181 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 1,210
111% 905 Pts
64-Core 2,047
137% 2,047 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6800-XT-$650
MSI(1462 3951) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.2.3
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
165% Outstanding
Lighting 219
Reflection 245
Parallax 416
177% 293 fps
MRender 366
Gravity 154
Splatting 260
152% 260 fps
Poor: 157%
This bench: 165%
Great: 174%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 573 327 326 326 325 326 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,941
Write 1,236
Mixed 527
SusWrite 367
224% 1,018 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 53.4
200% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,066
DQ Write 927
DQ Mixed 650
582% 881 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 205%
Great: 233%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$105
610GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 487 488 488 488 488 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 489
Mixed 440
SusWrite 486
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 59.6
197% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 355
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 128%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
233GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 294 294 295 294 294 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 488
Mixed 422
SusWrite 314
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 57.5
191% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 352
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 123 124 124 122 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 127
Write 120
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 123
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 129
Mixed 91.7
84% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 25.5
94% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 46.6
SC Mixed 28.5
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 117%

 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 5,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,254
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