MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 155%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 167%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics151% 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 Drive269% 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)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '21 at 17:48
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 152
2-Core 302
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 588
8-Core 1154
107% 871 Pts
64-Core 1969
132% 1969 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 102%
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 (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
151% Outstanding
Lighting 216
Reflection 198
Parallax 189
175% 201 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 146
Splatting 130
123% 155 fps
Poor: 134%
This bench: 151%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$115
765GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1259 1414 1439 1412 1386 963 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 2,497
Write 1,564
Mixed 1,371
SusWrite 1,312
376% 1,686 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 55.6
191% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,194
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 292
309% 542 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 269%
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: 1160 550 401 514 590 447 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Read 2,015
Write 928
Mixed 769
SusWrite 610
238% 1,081 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 37.7
122% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 568
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 301
237% 341 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 172%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 436 396 373 376 375 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 396
Write 374
Mixed 257
SusWrite 400
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 41.5
4K Mixed 23.3
84% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 188
140% 190 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.7%
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 34.1
117% 40.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 47.6
SC Mixed 32.4
97% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 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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