MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 173%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 188%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 Drive339% 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)
Memory29.3 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 19:26
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 96.8
1-Core 159
2-Core 317
107% 191 Pts
4-Core 632
8-Core 1,268
117% 950 Pts
64-Core 2,054
138% 2,054 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 107%
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 (89th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 229
Reflection 208
Parallax 201
185% 213 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 161
Splatting 141
135% 168 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-$130
763GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1727 1731 1713 1676 1695 1697 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
339% Outstanding
Read 2,302
Write 1,636
Mixed 1,338
SusWrite 1,706
391% 1,745 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 87.4
294% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,275
DQ Write 1,022
DQ Mixed 582
590% 960 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 339%
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: 1257 992 986 984 984 985 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
299% Outstanding
Read 2,334
Write 1,323
Mixed 1,331
SusWrite 1,031
335% 1,505 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 84.8
283% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 1,164
DQ Mixed 582
612% 1,007 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 299%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 475 394 376 378 376 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 386
Write 383
Mixed 254
SusWrite 413
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 24.1
105% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 231
181% 250 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.9%
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)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 43.6
MC Write 45.4
MC Mixed 33.9
117% 41 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 52.4
SC Mixed 33.6
104% 36.3 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 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 6,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,328
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