MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 202%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 204%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics210% 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 Drive215% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 11:10
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 144
2-Core 282
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 985
94% 759 Pts
64-Core 1,546
104% 1,546 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98%
Great: 103%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-Ti-$830
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 5250 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
210% Outstanding
Lighting 242
Reflection 364
Parallax 259
196% 288 fps
MRender 367
Gravity 266
Splatting 198
227% 277 fps
Poor: 199%
This bench: 210%
Great: 254%
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7C80) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 30.0.101.1994
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
5.75% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 10.4
Parallax 9.1
5% 8.53 fps
MRender 12.3
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 12.2
7% 10.7 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.75%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$74
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 845 422 403 378 371 366 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1567
Write 1,660
Mixed 1,312
SusWrite 464
280% 1,251 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 72.3
255% 95.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,217
DQ Write 829
DQ Mixed 1,000
752% 1,015 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 215%
Great: 237%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
136GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 323 319 319 321 322 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 487
Mixed 462
SusWrite 319
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 54.3
181% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 113%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
640GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 167 167 167 168 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 151
Mixed 78.9
SusWrite 167
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
228% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30BESBK.8FD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 42.7
MC Write 44.9
MC Mixed 30.6
113% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 48.9
SC Mixed 33.5
100% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 111%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 3: 0R 1G 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
3% 50% 2 193 30 120 72.3" 1280 720 GSMC0C8 LG TV SSCR2
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 4,362 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 - $120

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