MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 161%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 173%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 106%, 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 Drive287% 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)
Memory28.7 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 04:10
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 155
2-Core 309
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 622
8-Core 1,228
114% 925 Pts
64-Core 1,986
133% 1,986 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
151% Outstanding
Lighting 215
Reflection 197
Parallax 187
174% 200 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 149
Splatting 132
126% 158 fps
Poor: 134%
This bench: 151%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$115
772GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1502 1531 1523 1521 1518 1541 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
287% Outstanding
Read 2,502
Write 1,610
Mixed 1,435
SusWrite 1,522
394% 1,768 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 60.2
202% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,232
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 323
332% 572 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 287%
Great: 372%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$115
789GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1578 1574 1569 1597 1561 1549 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
286% Outstanding
Read 2,493
Write 1,592
Mixed 1415
SusWrite 1,571
395% 1,768 MB/s
4K Read 57
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 57.7
190% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,271
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 288
318% 570 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 286%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 453 449 447 447 458 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 422
Write 458
Mixed 383
SusWrite 451
97% 428 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 33.2
105% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 233
172% 234 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.8%
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 (72nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 45
MC Mixed 33.3
114% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 52.1
SC Mixed 33.5
103% 36.1 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 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 6,990 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 150%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,278
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