MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 98.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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)
Memory24.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 20 '22 at 10:47
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Memory 91.2
1-Core 149
2-Core 289
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,050
100% 806 Pts
64-Core 1,590
107% 1,590 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$210
Nvidia(10DE 21C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 512.15
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.4% Very good
Lighting 89.4
Reflection 89.8
Parallax 83.1
72% 87.4 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 79.3
Splatting 71.5
68% 88.2 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 467 471 463 336 329 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 456
Mixed 428
SusWrite 422
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 52.4
174% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 356
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 115%
Great: 129%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
253GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 467 471 479 439 342 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 452
Mixed 405
SusWrite 444
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 44.6
162% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 112%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
354GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 134 132 142 122 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 131
Write 131
Mixed 75
SusWrite 135
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$122
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 21.7
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 25.8
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 94%

 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 36 30 60 23.8" 1280 720 AOC2490 2490W1
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 4,362 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 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,040
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