MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive191% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 21:58
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 150
2-Core 288
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,093
102% 827 Pts
64-Core 1593
107% 1593 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 2313 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Lighting 90.6
Reflection 112
Parallax 70.9
73% 91.3 fps
MRender 77.4
Gravity 87.6
Splatting 79.8
69% 81.6 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 681 678 687 697 671 670 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 766
Write 672
Mixed 679
SusWrite 681
158% 699 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 82.4
270% 92.6 MB/s
DQ Read 832
DQ Write 718
DQ Mixed 1088
730% 879 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 191%
Great: 336%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
426GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 476 481 487 147 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 483
Mixed 416
SusWrite 359
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 47
163% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 109%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$333
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 30.6
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 30.6
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%

 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 6,971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,335
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