MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 143%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive357% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 29 days ago, 7 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory28.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 26 '20 at 02:13
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$344
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 158
2-Core 316
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 633
8-Core 1,189
113% 911 Pts
64-Core 1,708
115% 1,708 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Gigabyte(1458 3FFC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 160
Reflection 152
Parallax 166
132% 159 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 133
Splatting 108
106% 143 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 129%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$142
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2064 2083 2017 1885 1648 1369 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
357% Outstanding
Read 2,683
Write 2171
Mixed 1,169
SusWrite 1,844
440% 1,967 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 81.7
279% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,008
DQ Mixed 1,124
846% 1,135 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 357%
Great: 395%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$38
307GB free
Firmware: 20.01H20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 112 113 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 112
Write 105
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 112
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$30
396GB free
Firmware: CC3E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 114 116 116 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 107
Write 105
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 115
73% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 31
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 49.7
SC Mixed 29.5
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 122%

 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 2,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 124%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,258
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