MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 170%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 184%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 105%, 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 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)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '21 at 05:35
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 155
2-Core 310
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 611
8-Core 1,172
110% 891 Pts
64-Core 2,075
139% 2,075 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 105%
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 228
Reflection 214
Parallax 201
184% 214 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 162
Splatting 141
136% 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
771GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1529 1530 1531 1529 1521 1501 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
286% Outstanding
Read 2,493
Write 1,581
Mixed 1,428
SusWrite 1,524
392% 1,756 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 58.9
201% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,223
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 322
329% 567 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 286%
Great: 360%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
442GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1173 969 114 1157 899 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 2,524
Write 1,064
Mixed 1,421
SusWrite 737
318% 1,437 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 55.7
192% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,277
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 283
317% 571 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 237%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 452 386 366 365 439 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 420
Write 463
Mixed 377
SusWrite 410
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 32.2
105% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 234
174% 237 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.3%
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 (78th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 33.7
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 50
SC Mixed 32.2
100% 35 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 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 6,886 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
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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