MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive192% 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)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 23:31
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 150
2-Core 298
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1026
101% 803 Pts
64-Core 1,577
106% 1,577 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 2313 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Lighting 90.6
Reflection 112
Parallax 70.9
73% 91.3 fps
MRender 77.5
Gravity 87.6
Splatting 80.3
69% 81.8 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 694 694 694 697 681 681 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 780
Write 680
Mixed 691
SusWrite 690
160% 710 MB/s
4K Read 64.1
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 82.9
270% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 831
DQ Write 717
DQ Mixed 1,080
726% 876 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 192%
Great: 333%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
426GB free
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 485 485 489 89 83 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 485
Mixed 415
SusWrite 352
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 45.9
158% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$330
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 30.6
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 45.1
SC Mixed 31
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%

 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 7,449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,244
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HDDRAMUSB
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