MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 98.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics97% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive285% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/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)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 22:06
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$460
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Memory 84.8
1-Core 151
2-Core 300
99% 178 Pts
4-Core 602
8-Core 1,144
108% 873 Pts
64-Core 1,983
133% 1,983 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97% Outstanding
Lighting 113
Reflection 160
Parallax 115
91% 129 fps
MRender 98.4
Gravity 135
Splatting 93.8
104% 109 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 97%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 948 868 849 837 842 831 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 2,294
Write 2052
Mixed 1,713
SusWrite 863
387% 1,730 MB/s
4K Read 66.2
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 88.3
297% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,225
DQ Write 952
DQ Mixed 1,089
814% 1,088 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 285%
Great: 332%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: HP33
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 185 182 184 186 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 150
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 184
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
69.3% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 20.9
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 20.1
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 110%

 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 6,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $310

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,365
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