MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 177%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 192%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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.
Graphics169% 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 Drive349% 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)
Memory27.3 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 15:36
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 96.1
1-Core 153
2-Core 306
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 614
8-Core 1,212
112% 913 Pts
64-Core 2,070
139% 2,070 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 (99th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 240
Reflection 223
Parallax 214
194% 226 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 165
Splatting 146
139% 175 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 169%
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: 1736 1789 1809 1812 1788 1386 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
349% Outstanding
Read 2,541
Write 1,865
Mixed 1,400
SusWrite 1,720
421% 1,882 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 87.4
294% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,268
DQ Write 1,009
DQ Mixed 576
584% 951 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 349%
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: 1368 992 995 991 989 1182 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,054
Write 884
Mixed 811
SusWrite 1086
268% 1,209 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 52.5
201% 79.9 MB/s
DQ Read 567
DQ Write 973
DQ Mixed 562
485% 700 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 244%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 482 383 378 376 372 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 384
Write 378
Mixed 265
SusWrite 411
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 27.4
118% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 341
237% 295 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.3%
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 43.2
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 33.6
116% 40.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 52.1
SC Mixed 34
103% 35.9 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 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 6,886 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: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,318
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