MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 169%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 184%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 Drive342% 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)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 18 '21 at 23:20
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 151
2-Core 275
100% 174 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 1,206
112% 910 Pts
64-Core 2,071
139% 2,071 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 230
Reflection 213
Parallax 204
186% 216 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 154
Splatting 141
131% 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
763GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1754 1790 1812 1816 1740 873 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
342% Outstanding
Read 2,525
Write 1,847
Mixed 1,494
SusWrite 1,631
419% 1,874 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 87.1
292% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,279
DQ Write 1,003
DQ Mixed 584
588% 955 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 342%
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: 1222 1081 1000 996 996 997 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,471
Write 1834
Mixed 1,493
SusWrite 1,049
382% 1,712 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 84.5
282% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 1,164
DQ Mixed 578
609% 1,006 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 305%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 482 394 376 377 377 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 390
Write 384
Mixed 264
SusWrite 414
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 28.2
119% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 207
172% 248 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88.9%
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 (81st percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 33.9
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 52.6
SC Mixed 33.8
104% 36.5 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 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 7,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,305
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