MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 163%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 174%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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.
Graphics156% 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 Drive343% 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)
Memory28.9 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 04:52
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 (88th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 154
2-Core 306
104% 186 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 1,140
108% 868 Pts
64-Core 1,972
132% 1,972 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 104%
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 (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
156% Outstanding
Lighting 230
Reflection 20.8
Parallax 200
186% 150 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 160
Splatting 141
122% 135 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 156%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
771GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1713 1731 1733 1712 1739 1735 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,492
Write 1,699
Mixed 1,486
SusWrite 1727
414% 1,851 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 84.9
288% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,267
DQ Write 901
DQ Mixed 581
570% 916 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 343%
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: 1787 1805 1815 1812 1812 1814 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
350% Outstanding
Read 2,503
Write 1826
Mixed 1450
SusWrite 1,808
424% 1,897 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 83.4
279% 99.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1268
DQ Write 1,135
DQ Mixed 546
589% 983 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 350%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 474 475 470 474 474 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 421
Write 474
Mixed 385
SusWrite 474
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 40.3
143% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 256
192% 255 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 101%
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 (80th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 45.4
MC Mixed 33.8
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 51.7
SC Mixed 33.5
103% 36 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 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 6,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,302
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