MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 161%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 172%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 Drive286% 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)
Memory28.4 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 05:09
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 156
2-Core 311
105% 188 Pts
4-Core 622
8-Core 1,208
113% 915 Pts
64-Core 2,000
134% 2,000 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 230
Reflection 213
Parallax 203
186% 215 fps
MRender 0.3
Gravity 161
Splatting 142
110% 101 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-$130
771GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1638 1622 701 1032 1589 1581 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
286% Outstanding
Read 2,498
Write 1,672
Mixed 1,444
SusWrite 1,360
389% 1,744 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 70.8
228% 72.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,232
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 356
351% 592 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 286%
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: 1673 1557 1646 1649 1673 1648 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
299% Outstanding
Read 2,500
Write 1703
Mixed 1,449
SusWrite 1641
407% 1,823 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 65.4
217% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,267
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 338
343% 590 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 299%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 462 458 452 452 448 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 421
Write 473
Mixed 379
SusWrite 457
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 37
121% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 264
185% 238 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.7%
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)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 43
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 33.7
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 49.6
SC Mixed 33
101% 35.2 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 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 6,989 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

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