MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 167%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 182%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 103%, 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 Drive337% 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 20:10
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 147
2-Core 298
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 592
8-Core 1,178
109% 885 Pts
64-Core 2,013
135% 2,013 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
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 212
Parallax 203
185% 215 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 161
Splatting 141
135% 168 fps
Poor: 134%
This bench: 162%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$115
774GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1661 1733 1745 1711 1758 1236 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
337% Outstanding
Read 2,458
Write 1,816
Mixed 1,340
SusWrite 1,640
405% 1,813 MB/s
4K Read 60.4
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 83.3
284% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,262
DQ Write 1,024
DQ Mixed 572
584% 953 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 337%
Great: 372%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$115
789GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1810 1812 1810 1819 1812 1809 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,459
Write 1,833
Mixed 1,479
SusWrite 1,812
424% 1,896 MB/s
4K Read 58.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 78.9
263% 91.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,260
DQ Write 1,096
DQ Mixed 572
595% 976 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 343%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 476 476 477 477 478 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 420
Write 481
Mixed 386
SusWrite 477
100% 441 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 40
143% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 256
191% 253 MB/s
Poor: 69%
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 (75th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 45.3
MC Mixed 33.6
116% 40.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 49
SC Mixed 31.9
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 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 6,990 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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