MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 173%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 190%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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.
Graphics162% 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 Drive279% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory28.5 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 18:33
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 97
1-Core 157
2-Core 316
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 626
8-Core 1,258
116% 942 Pts
64-Core 2,134
143% 2,134 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 107%
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 (89th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 231
Reflection 213
Parallax 205
186% 216 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 160
Splatting 142
134% 169 fps
Poor: 134%
This bench: 162%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
763GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1507 1526 1536 1536 1524 1505 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
279% Outstanding
Read 2,316
Write 1,604
Mixed 1,318
SusWrite 1,522
378% 1,690 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 60.3
201% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,229
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 318
328% 569 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 279%
Great: 372%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
442GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1238 1028 999 138 991 1005 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 2,320
Write 1,334
Mixed 1,285
SusWrite 900
324% 1,460 MB/s
4K Read 59.7
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 57.2
193% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 272
310% 565 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 239%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 450 441 449 447 443 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 412
Write 372
Mixed 259
SusWrite 447
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 24.4
86% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 209
151% 199 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79%
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 (75th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 32.6
115% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 52.3
SC Mixed 33.4
102% 35.7 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 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 6,989 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 150%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,278
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