MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 156%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 169%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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.
Graphics151% 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 Drive282% 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)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 30 '21 at 04:02
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 150
2-Core 299
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 592
8-Core 1,176
109% 884 Pts
64-Core 2,009
135% 2,009 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
151% Outstanding
Lighting 230
Reflection 214
Parallax 204
186% 216 fps
MRender 0.6
Gravity 162
Splatting 142
110% 101 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 151%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
772GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1601 1589 1583 1588 948 1068 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
282% Outstanding
Read 2,485
Write 1,677
Mixed 1,440
SusWrite 1,396
390% 1,750 MB/s
4K Read 60.4
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 64.3
215% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,215
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 341
339% 574 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 282%
Great: 360%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
789GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1649 1625 1575 1517 1553 1514 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 2,479
Write 1,653
Mixed 1,418
SusWrite 1,572
398% 1,780 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 60.5
202% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,272
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 268
308% 562 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 289%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 459 456 454 452 451 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 420
Write 460
Mixed 381
SusWrite 454
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 35.4
116% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 231
173% 237 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 42.8
MC Write 45.3
MC Mixed 33.6
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 48.2
SC Mixed 32.4
98% 34.3 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 113%
Great: 135%

 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 6,886 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 151%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,318
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