MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 181%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 193%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics178% 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 Drive156% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 4.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220611
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '24 at 20:34
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-10900K-$449
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 152
2-Core 301
101% 183 Pts
4-Core 589
8-Core 1135
102% 862 Pts
64-Core 1,928
119% 1,928 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$910
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 551.86
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
178% Outstanding
Lighting 254
Reflection 230
Parallax 258
207% 247 fps
MRender 288
Gravity 222
Splatting 167
178% 226 fps
Poor: 163%
This bench: 178%
Great: 202%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1993 2006 970 935 905 896 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 723
Write 1,256
Mixed 446
SusWrite 1,284
211% 927 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 17.1
90% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 244
242% 407 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 156%
Great: 370%
Seagate ST4000NM0053 4TB
1TB free
Firmware: G00A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 140 141 141 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 171
Write 162
Mixed 81
SusWrite 141
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 103%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$146
499GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 144 140 145 143 143 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 130
Write 134
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 143
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4400 C19 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 26.9
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 47.3
SC Mixed 29.9
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 134%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 69 57 280 27" 2560 1377 DELA208 DELL AW2723DF
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 8,489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $223

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $991
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