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 (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics162% 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 Drive328% 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 DateApr 03 '21 at 20:01
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 155
2-Core 310
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 622
8-Core 1,236
114% 929 Pts
64-Core 2,062
138% 2,062 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 107%
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 (89th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 229
Reflection 213
Parallax 222
185% 222 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 160
Splatting 142
134% 169 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 162%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
774GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1702 1745 1550 958 880 1771 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
328% Outstanding
Read 2,495
Write 1,840
Mixed 1,487
SusWrite 1,434
405% 1,814 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 86.1
289% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,005
DQ Mixed 576
584% 952 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 328%
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: 1828 1842 1837 1822 1836 1837 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
350% Outstanding
Read 2459
Write 1,819
Mixed 1,396
SusWrite 1,834
420% 1,877 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 82.9
277% 98.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,268
DQ Write 1,123
DQ Mixed 574
600% 988 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 350%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 478 479 481 482 478 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 414
Write 477
Mixed 388
SusWrite 479
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 40.5
143% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 249
212% 310 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 43.2
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 34
116% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 52.1
SC Mixed 33.8
103% 36.2 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 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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