MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 155%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 153%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 95.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics167% 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 Drive188% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory25.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200414
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 28 '21 at 22:22
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Memory 86.7
1-Core 142
2-Core 282
95% 170 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 958
95% 758 Pts
64-Core 1,429
96% 1,429 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
Gigabyte(1458 408F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
167% Outstanding
Lighting 236
Reflection 213
Parallax 207
190% 219 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 159
Splatting 128
139% 178 fps
Poor: 147%
This bench: 167%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
633GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 844 306 378 451 302 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
188% Outstanding
Read 1,428
Write 1447
Mixed 1,050
SusWrite 395
242% 1,080 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 68.8
238% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 609
DQ Write 861
DQ Mixed 462
426% 644 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 188%
Great: 254%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 213 217 219 219 219 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 109%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.6% Good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 18.3
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.2
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 61: 9R 5G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
61% 34% 44 342 279 60 31.5" 1920 1080 GSM7750 LG HDR 4K
History: Score 29: 3R 2G 8B | Score 61: 9R 5G 1B
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 8,149 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 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,217
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