MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 172%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
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Workstation
Workstation 186%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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.
Graphics163% 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 Drive341% 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 05:42
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 96.8
1-Core 155
2-Core 308
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 622
8-Core 1,224
114% 923 Pts
64-Core 2,009
135% 2,009 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3700 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
163% Outstanding
Lighting 230
Reflection 213
Parallax 203
186% 215 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 161
Splatting 142
135% 169 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 163%
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: 1724 1774 1779 1781 1794 1033 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
341% Outstanding
Read 2,455
Write 1,834
Mixed 1,471
SusWrite 1,647
414% 1,852 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 86.1
290% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,281
DQ Write 1,063
DQ Mixed 582
597% 975 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 341%
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: 1820 1824 1847 1849 1850 1845 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
350% Outstanding
Read 2,472
Write 1833
Mixed 1,474
SusWrite 1,839
426% 1,905 MB/s
4K Read 57
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 83
275% 98.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,277
DQ Write 1113
DQ Mixed 579
602% 989 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 350%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 477 477 479 468 480 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 412
Write 478
Mixed 379
SusWrite 476
99% 436 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 40.6
145% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 342
256% 341 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
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 43.5
MC Write 45.3
MC Mixed 34
117% 40.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 50.2
SC Mixed 34.1
102% 35.7 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 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 6,886 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 151%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,318
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