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 (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 108%, 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 Drive354% 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)
Memory28.4 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 20:27
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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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 (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 158
2-Core 316
107% 190 Pts
4-Core 634
8-Core 1,258
116% 946 Pts
64-Core 2,060
138% 2,060 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3900 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 227
Reflection 215
Parallax 203
183% 215 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 160
Splatting 143
136% 172 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
762GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1772 1787 1805 1805 1816 1815 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
354% Outstanding
Read 2,545
Write 1,870
Mixed 1,509
SusWrite 1,800
432% 1,931 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 86.4
293% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,025
DQ Mixed 573
586% 957 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 354%
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: 1373 989 991 989 989 765 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
288% Outstanding
Read 2,095
Write 920
Mixed 936
SusWrite 1016
275% 1,242 MB/s
4K Read 59.6
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 84.4
283% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,186
DQ Mixed 581
614% 1,014 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 288%
Great: 360%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
812GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 480 383 376 378 376 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 400
Write 369
Mixed 257
SusWrite 411
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 26.8
113% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 340
236% 293 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.3%
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 33.2
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 52.3
SC Mixed 33.6
104% 36.3 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 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 6,886 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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