MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 167%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 180%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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.
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 Drive332% 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)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 24 '21 at 18:10
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 154
2-Core 303
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 602
8-Core 1190
110% 896 Pts
64-Core 2,014
135% 2,014 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 above expectations (84th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 227
Reflection 211
Parallax 202
184% 213 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 157
Splatting 141
132% 167 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 160%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
762GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1728 1770 1774 1801 1276 901 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
332% Outstanding
Read 2497
Write 1,833
Mixed 1,476
SusWrite 1,542
411% 1,837 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 83.9
284% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,253
DQ Write 998
DQ Mixed 580
582% 944 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 332%
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: 1175 1081 1005 1004 1004 1003 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,465
Write 1,823
Mixed 1,474
SusWrite 1,045
379% 1,702 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 79.4
264% 92.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 1,120
DQ Mixed 584
606% 993 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 298%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 476 389 369 373 379 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 424
Write 474
Mixed 390
SusWrite 410
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 38.6
136% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 337
253% 337 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.1%
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 (80th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 33.7
116% 40.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 51.6
SC Mixed 32.8
102% 35.6 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 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 6,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,302
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