MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 178%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 193%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 Drive336% 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)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 18 '21 at 14:59
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 157
2-Core 308
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 626
8-Core 1,247
115% 937 Pts
64-Core 2,051
138% 2,051 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 107%
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 (98th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 239
Reflection 224
Parallax 214
193% 226 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 163
Splatting 146
138% 174 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 168%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
764GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1754 1452 867 1813 1821 1315 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 2,518
Write 1,859
Mixed 1,517
SusWrite 1,504
413% 1,849 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 87.5
294% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,283
DQ Write 1,061
DQ Mixed 582
597% 975 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 336%
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: 1341 991 989 992 988 910 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,068
Write 908
Mixed 836
SusWrite 1,035
268% 1,212 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 52.3
196% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 566
DQ Write 1,153
DQ Mixed 581
521% 767 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 244%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 484 388 375 377 374 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 426
Write 438
Mixed 389
SusWrite 412
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 40.3
143% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 339
256% 342 MB/s
Poor: 68%
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)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 43.2
MC Write 45
MC Mixed 33.8
116% 40.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 49.9
SC Mixed 32.2
100% 35 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 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 6,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
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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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,302
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