MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics43.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive308% 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)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 07 '21 at 17:08
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 146
2-Core 286
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 974
97% 773 Pts
64-Core 1,566
105% 1,566 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan-$1,088
Nvidia(10DE 1035) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1006 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
43.1% Average
Lighting 49.1
Reflection 64.3
Parallax 75.7
40% 63 fps
MRender 70.7
Gravity 56.2
Splatting 55.6
47% 60.8 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 50%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$145
673GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1741 1732 1725 1725 1728 1539 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
308% Outstanding
Read 2,002
Write 2283
Mixed 1796
SusWrite 1,698
439% 1,945 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 70.8
249% 93.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,230
DQ Write 886
DQ Mixed 1,087
804% 1,068 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 308%
Great: 339%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$330
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 30
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 32.1
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 6,936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,327
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