MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO
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 96.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics154% 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 Drive341% 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.
Memory128GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 128GB 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)
Memory123.4 GB free of 128 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 16:14
Run Duration311 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU9%
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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 i7-10700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Memory 83.4
1-Core 149
2-Core 292
97% 175 Pts
4-Core 583
8-Core 1,060
102% 821 Pts
64-Core 1,552
104% 1,552 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3908) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
154% Outstanding
Lighting 216
Reflection 274
Parallax 198
174% 229 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 155
Splatting 137
131% 165 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 154%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$200
813GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2027 1971 2009 2012 2006 2003 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
341% Outstanding
Read 2,564
Write 2,260
Mixed 1,787
SusWrite 2,004
484% 2,154 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 64.7
228% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,222
DQ Write 845
DQ Mixed 979
746% 1,015 MB/s
Poor: 292%
This bench: 341%
Great: 460%
Seagate Barracuda 6TB (2017)-$120
5.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 164 168 167 168 167 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 128
Write 147
Mixed 76
SusWrite 165
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.9
263% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 185 190 191 191 191 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 48% Great: 108%
SanDisk Ultra Luxe 16GB
14GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 14 14 13 14 14 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 154
Write 43
Mixed 16.2
SusWrite 13.6
55% 56.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.7
144% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2666C15/32GX 4x31.8GB
4 of 4 slots used
127GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.7% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 24.3
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 25.9
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 158%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 8: 1R 1G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
8% 13% 15 12 10 60 21.5" 1920 1080 ACI22C3 ASUS VP228
History: Score 12: 1R 2G 1B | Score 8: 1R 1G 0B
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 7,477 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 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,259
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