MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 177%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 186%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics194% 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 Drive124% 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)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateNov 20 '20 at 13:50
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Memory 93.8
1-Core 144
2-Core 284
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 1,016
92% 754 Pts
64-Core 1,606
108% 1,606 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Nvidia(10DE 1612) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
194% Outstanding
Lighting 250
Reflection 237
Parallax 273
202% 253 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 219
Splatting 134
185% 214 fps
Poor: 152%
This bench: 194%
Great: 227%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSDPR-PX500-01T-80 1TB
578GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 401 280 399 358 1175 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 1,115
Write 78.6
Mixed 202
SusWrite 489
102% 471 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 15.2
95% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 888
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 499
367% 505 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 124%
Great: 282%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
843GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 193 169 191 188 191 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 156
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 185
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 29.1
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 38
SC Mixed 25.3
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 114%

 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 8,071 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,254
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