MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 173%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 187%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 Drive335% 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)
Memory27.7 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 19:55
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 156
2-Core 315
106% 189 Pts
4-Core 631
8-Core 1,240
115% 936 Pts
64-Core 2,063
138% 2,063 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 (87th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 229
Reflection 212
Parallax 203
185% 215 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 161
Splatting 142
135% 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-$115
762GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1785 1794 1808 1820 1820 1821 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
335% Outstanding
Read 2,096
Write 1,863
Mixed 1,517
SusWrite 1808
409% 1,821 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 87.5
288% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 1,035
DQ Mixed 584
593% 965 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 335%
Great: 372%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$115
442GB free
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1239 1075 989 990 992 943 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
308% Outstanding
Read 2,540
Write 1,033
Mixed 1510
SusWrite 1,038
339% 1,530 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 84.4
283% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,275
DQ Write 1,184
DQ Mixed 566
607% 1,008 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 308%
Great: 372%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 481 388 375 378 377 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 389
Write 373
Mixed 262
SusWrite 413
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 27.9
114% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 300
214% 274 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.9%
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 (77th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 43.5
MC Write 45.3
MC Mixed 33.7
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 52.1
SC Mixed 34
104% 36.4 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 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 6,989 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,278
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