MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive171% 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory25 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 20 '21 at 19:37
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Memory 84.8
1-Core 142
2-Core 281
95% 169 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,073
100% 810 Pts
64-Core 1,615
108% 1,615 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro P4000
Nvidia(10DE 11A3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1708 MHz, MLim: 1901 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
64.3% Good
Lighting 77.7
Reflection 91.7
Parallax 82.2
63% 83.9 fps
MRender 87.4
Gravity 80.6
Splatting 95
66% 87.7 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 69%
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7C80) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
5.85% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 10.5
Parallax 9.2
5% 8.63 fps
MRender 12.2
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 12.4
7% 10.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.85%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1218 1035 1212 1141 1188 1110 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 1,616
Write 1,528
Mixed 1,047
SusWrite 1,151
300% 1,335 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 31.7
105% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 57.4
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 76.2
61% 83.1 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 171%
Great: 358%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 154 158 156 155 155 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 148
Mixed 99.4
SusWrite 155
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
668GB free
Firmware: CC63
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 185 191 186 185 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 120
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 187
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
376GB free
Firmware: 2BA30003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 83 87 85 84 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 89.4
Write 57.6
Mixed 49.6
SusWrite 85
52% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
158% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 60%
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$36
413GB free
Firmware: 0005HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 73 73 72 75 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
41.8% Average
Read 72.5
Write 58.8
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 73.2
45% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 43%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
376GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 137 138 138 136 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 147
Write 134
Mixed 90.1
SusWrite 138
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 25.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 27.7
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86.4%
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 7,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,243
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