MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive91.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 30 '22 at 17:14
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
Watch Gameplay: 5700-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Memory 94.6
1-Core 142
2-Core 279
95% 172 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 957
90% 746 Pts
64-Core 1,893
117% 1,893 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$410
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 22.2.3
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
91.9% Outstanding
Lighting 105
Reflection 137
Parallax 178
85% 140 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 126
Splatting 93.3
100% 111 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB-$94
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 250 243 241 119 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 406
Mixed 258
SusWrite 214
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 45
152% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 138
144% 240 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 107%
SHGS31-1000GS-2 1TB
280GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 409 292 173 168 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 427
Mixed 412
SusWrite 270
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 36.3
134% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 333
250% 333 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G32C16U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.1% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 17.7
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 114%

 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 7 6 144 27" 1280 720 ACR06CF VG270U P
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 4,404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $131

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,090
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