MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 167%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 181%
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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics161% 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 Drive345% 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 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 19:17
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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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 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 154
2-Core 302
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 598
8-Core 1,176
109% 887 Pts
64-Core 2,016
135% 2,016 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 104%
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 (87th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 229
Reflection 213
Parallax 204
185% 215 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 159
Splatting 140
134% 167 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 161%
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: 1749 1761 1786 1658 1781 1792 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
345% Outstanding
Read 2,461
Write 1,830
Mixed 1,483
SusWrite 1,755
421% 1,882 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 83.7
283% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,279
DQ Write 1033
DQ Mixed 579
590% 963 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 345%
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: 1301 998 995 993 995 996 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
301% Outstanding
Read 2,481
Write 1,766
Mixed 1,472
SusWrite 1,046
377% 1,691 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 79.5
268% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,273
DQ Write 1,178
DQ Mixed 580
612% 1,010 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 301%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 477 395 374 379 378 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 416
Write 479
Mixed 385
SusWrite 411
96% 423 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 38.8
137% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 336
251% 334 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 98.9%
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 (78th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 43.6
MC Write 44.9
MC Mixed 33.8
116% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 48.3
SC Mixed 31.7
97% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 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%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,318
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