MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 158%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 170%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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.
Graphics152% 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 Drive336% 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)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 31 '21 at 04:02
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 593
8-Core 1,161
108% 877 Pts
64-Core 2,014
135% 2,014 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
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
152% Outstanding
Lighting 216
Reflection 199
Parallax 189
174% 201 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 149
Splatting 133
126% 158 fps
Poor: 134%
This bench: 152%
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: 1674 1739 1769 1756 1748 861 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 2,473
Write 1,838
Mixed 1,493
SusWrite 1,591
414% 1,849 MB/s
4K Read 60.4
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 85.5
287% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,267
DQ Write 1,011
DQ Mixed 574
583% 951 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 336%
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: 1776 1800 1785 1835 1839 1830 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
342% Outstanding
Read 2,315
Write 1,789
Mixed 1,485
SusWrite 1,811
415% 1,850 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 82.6
274% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,267
DQ Write 1,140
DQ Mixed 577
604% 995 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 342%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 476 480 478 478 478 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 417
Write 480
Mixed 382
SusWrite 477
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 40.3
144% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 256
193% 257 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 102%
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 (77th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 43
MC Write 45.1
MC Mixed 33.8
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 52.1
SC Mixed 34.1
104% 36.3 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 115%
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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