MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 99.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics140% 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 Drive179% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime9.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '21 at 20:27
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 145
2-Core 280
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 920
93% 737 Pts
64-Core 1,131
76% 1,131 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
MSI(1462 3903) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.96
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 198
Reflection 175
Parallax 169
160% 181 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 137
Splatting 118
116% 147 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 140%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$83
760GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 739 731 713 659 661 661 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
179% Outstanding
Read 690
Write 645
Mixed 642
SusWrite 694
151% 668 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 68.6
234% 85.4 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 773
DQ Mixed 990
693% 868 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 179%
Great: 274%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 24.6
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 29.2
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 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
0% 0% 0 8 6 144 23.8" 1280 720 AOC2402 24G2W1G4
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 9,109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 150%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,185
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