MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 164%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 179%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics152% 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 Drive352% 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 13 '21 at 05:43
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 159
2-Core 313
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 634
8-Core 1,262
117% 948 Pts
64-Core 2,118
142% 2,118 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
152% Outstanding
Lighting 217
Reflection 198
Parallax 189
175% 201 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 149
Splatting 131
125% 157 fps
Poor: 134%
This bench: 152%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$115
771GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1742 1784 1792 1798 1801 1806 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
352% Outstanding
Read 2,543
Write 1839
Mixed 1,507
SusWrite 1,787
429% 1919 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 86.3
291% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,275
DQ Write 1,002
DQ Mixed 580
586% 952 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 352%
Great: 372%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$115
442GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1303 989 989 987 986 900 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 2,268
Write 888
Mixed 831
SusWrite 1,026
277% 1,253 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 52
193% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 566
DQ Write 1,039
DQ Mixed 580
503% 728 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 248%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 480 391 374 375 375 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 425
Write 483
Mixed 384
SusWrite 412
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 40
145% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 338
254% 339 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 102%
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)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 43.5
MC Write 45.3
MC Mixed 33.7
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 51.9
SC Mixed 33.8
104% 36.3 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 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 6,990 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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