MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 152%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 165%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 95.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics160% 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 Drive110% 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 11 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)
Memory23.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220331
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 20:23
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 21%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 (22nd percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 150
2-Core 295
99% 180 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 1,032
91% 772 Pts
64-Core 1,924
119% 1,924 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$550
MSI(1462 3903) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
160% Outstanding
Lighting 229
Reflection 213
Parallax 207
185% 216 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 155
Splatting 137
131% 164 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 160%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot P300 128GB
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 75 64 78 70 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 1,516
Write 55.2
Mixed 135
SusWrite 71.5
94% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 24.9
118% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 416
DQ Write 44.1
DQ Mixed 186
147% 215 MB/s
Poor: 99%
This bench: 110%
Great: 173%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$45
103GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 459 462 464 463 464 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 469
Mixed 438
SusWrite 461
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 48.7
166% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 292
237% 336 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 26.3
94% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 128%

 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 35 29 144 27" 1280 720 GSM5B7F LG ULTRAGEAR
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 4,428 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 - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,079
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