MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 159%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 171%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 31 '21 at 05:04
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 154
2-Core 308
105% 186 Pts
4-Core 612
8-Core 1,180
111% 896 Pts
64-Core 2,006
135% 2,006 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: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
151% Outstanding
Lighting 228
Reflection 214
Parallax 205
184% 216 fps
MRender 0.4
Gravity 162
Splatting 143
111% 102 fps
Poor: 125%
This bench: 151%
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: 1580 1606 1564 1495 1596 1584 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
287% Outstanding
Read 2440
Write 1,711
Mixed 1,454
SusWrite 1,571
401% 1,794 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 71.1
193% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,249
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 380
366% 608 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 287%
Great: 372%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
789GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1648 1659 1685 1646 1651 1632 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
299% Outstanding
Read 2,465
Write 1,706
Mixed 1,454
SusWrite 1,653
407% 1,820 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 66.5
217% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,263
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 324
336% 583 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 299%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 458 453 450 452 447 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 406
Write 466
Mixed 374
SusWrite 453
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 35.4
118% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 99.5
DQ Mixed 211
154% 207 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90%
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 (79th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 45.3
MC Mixed 33.6
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 50.9
SC Mixed 33.3
102% 35.7 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 114%
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 7,009 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
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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: $1,305
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