MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 158%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 155%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 98.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics161% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory25 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200414
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 21:03
Run Duration252 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$324
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 148
2-Core 289
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 967
95% 759 Pts
64-Core 1,452
98% 1,452 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3725 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 227
Reflection 213
Parallax 203
184% 214 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 160
Splatting 141
133% 166 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 161%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$87
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 462
Write 474
Mixed 400
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 38.2
134% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 308
222% 282 MB/s
Poor: 58% Great: 94%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
453GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 431 479 484 479 338 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 481
Mixed 463
SusWrite 414
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 54
179% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 118%
Great: 128%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 1TB
260GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1823 1661 1667 1658 1662 1625 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 203 207 207 206 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 150
Mixed 86.4
SusWrite 198
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 30.2
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 30.3
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
Great: 130%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 68: 7R 7G 12B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
68% 29% 89 322 256 144 27" 2048 1152 SAM0FDB C27JG5x
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 8,622 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,241
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HDDRAMUSB
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