MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 208%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 225%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics204% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive227% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory28.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '22 at 17:48
Run Duration249 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 93.6
1-Core 153
2-Core 304
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 612
8-Core 1,198
112% 905 Pts
64-Core 1,986
133% 1,986 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 4897) ≥ 4GB; evga FTW3 ULTRA
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 511.23
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
204% Outstanding
Lighting 275
Reflection 228
Parallax 260
222% 254 fps
MRender 308
Gravity 212
Splatting 153
183% 225 fps
Poor: 177%
This bench: 204%
Great: 229%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 775 641 484 498 504 505 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1,684
Write 1,518
Mixed 1,259
SusWrite 568
281% 1,257 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 82.8
269% 94.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,046
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 435
455% 753 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 227%
Great: 322%
Samsung 870 QVO 1TB-$98
406GB free
Firmware: SVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 470 479 463 463 461 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 444
Mixed 418
SusWrite 469
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 54.1
178% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 355
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 119%
Great: 130%
Samsung 870 QVO 1TB-$98
646GB free
Firmware: SVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 445 444 442 443 446 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 445
Mixed 419
SusWrite 445
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53.8
178% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 117%
Great: 130%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$76
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 146 148 148 148 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 156
Write 95
Mixed 90.1
SusWrite 146
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 101%
WD Elements 107C 3TB
245GB free, PID 107c
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 36 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
20.6% Poor
Read 36.4
Write 34.4
Mixed 29
SusWrite 36.9
46% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
112% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 20.6%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$286
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 29.8
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 30.9
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 113%

 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 9 7 165 27" 1280 720 DEL41D9 DELL S2721DGF
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 11,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 149%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,159
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