MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 94.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics143% 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 Drive182% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory51.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220611
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJul 17 '22 at 20:42
Run Duration237 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Memory 83.3
1-Core 149
2-Core 297
95% 177 Pts
4-Core 568
8-Core 1,024
96% 796 Pts
64-Core 1595
99% 1595 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$529
MSI(1462 3903) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
143% Outstanding
Lighting 201
Reflection 244
Parallax 184
163% 210 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 143
Splatting 126
120% 151 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 143%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1043 549 143 232 379 461 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
182% Outstanding
Read 1,418
Write 2,261
Mixed 890
SusWrite 468
283% 1,259 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 47.4
177% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,133
DQ Write 762
DQ Mixed 920
694% 938 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 182%
Great: 492%
T-force TM8FP7002T 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: EGFM13.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2309 2388 2520 2522 2509 2504 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
341% Outstanding
Read 1,815
Write 1,716
Mixed 1,861
SusWrite 2,459
444% 1,963 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 69.9
228% 83.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,291
DQ Write 857
DQ Mixed 1,113
820% 1,087 MB/s
Poor: 243%
This bench: 341%
Great: 518%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
931GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 39 40 40 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Read 38.9
Write 39.2
Mixed 24
SusWrite 38.8
47% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
77% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 49%
Samsung Flash Drive 64GB
60GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 33 34 35 35 35 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 290
Write 34
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 34.3
99% 104 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 5
846% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 18.3
DQ Write 21.6
DQ Mixed 5.6
993% 15.2 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.9% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 20.6
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 21.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 129%

 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 12 10 240 27" 1280 720 SAM105C LC27G7xT
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 4,404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $131

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,079
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