MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics89.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive238% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200414
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 07 '21 at 21:38
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 138
2-Core 264
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 852
84% 670 Pts
64-Core 1,105
74% 1,105 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$300
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89.2% Excellent
Lighting 111
Reflection 124
Parallax 152
90% 129 fps
MRender 99.1
Gravity 112
Splatting 79.3
89% 96.9 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$126
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR020 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1209 1599 1242 117 117 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 1,697
Write 1,589
Mixed 1,222
SusWrite 733
293% 1,310 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 80.9
274% 95.5 MB/s
DQ Read 917
DQ Write 874
DQ Mixed 313
395% 702 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 238%
Great: 295%
Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$119
230GB free
Firmware: P2CR033 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1651 1649 148 84 84 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 1,132
Write 1,592
Mixed 647
SusWrite 611
224% 995 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 17
117% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 402
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 130
124% 204 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 127%
Great: 284%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 26.5
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 29.3
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 108%

 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 7,450 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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