MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 84.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 17 '21 at 21:38
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 24%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th 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-$196
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Memory 87.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 249
88% 154 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 770
76% 603 Pts
64-Core 1,112
75% 1,112 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$138
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.09
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
59.5% Above average
Lighting 77.9
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 71.9
63% 76.2 fps
MRender 66.1
Gravity 69.2
Splatting 69.1
56% 68.1 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 425 433 432 383 378 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 432
Mixed 383
SusWrite 410
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 46.1
154% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 119
140% 240 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C20 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 19.6
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 18.3
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 54: 6R 4G 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
54% 20% 111 266 154 60 27" 2560 1440 MSI3CA8 MSI G273Q
History: Score 57: 6R 6G 9B | Score 54: 6R 4G 12B
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 10,942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,132
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HDDRAMUSB
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