MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 169%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 183%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive283% 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 17:55
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 155
2-Core 310
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 620
8-Core 1,210
113% 915 Pts
64-Core 2,035
137% 2,035 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 106%
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 (85th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 228
Reflection 213
Parallax 204
184% 215 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 157
Splatting 140
132% 166 fps
Poor: 125%
This bench: 160%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
765GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1518 1516 1484 1530 1523 1512 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
283% Outstanding
Read 2,485
Write 1,580
Mixed 1,379
SusWrite 1,514
388% 1,740 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 56.9
198% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,208
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 351
344% 577 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 283%
Great: 372%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
442GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1308 202 973 1007 191 988 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
188% Outstanding
Read 2,115
Write 938
Mixed 817
SusWrite 778
256% 1,162 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 40.2
127% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 561
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 318
245% 347 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 188%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 450 381 365 363 364 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 423
Write 374
Mixed 386
SusWrite 396
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 32.6
106% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 252
183% 244 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85%
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 (82nd percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 43.5
MC Write 45.4
MC Mixed 34.2
117% 41 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 52.2
SC Mixed 33.5
103% 36.2 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 116%
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 7,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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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: $1,305
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