MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 121%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% 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 Drive300% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 17 '21 at 11:20
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 148
2-Core 298
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 589
8-Core 967
99% 778 Pts
64-Core 1,215
82% 1,215 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
EVGA(3842 3175) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 159
Reflection 153
Parallax 154
128% 156 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 135
Splatting 119
117% 152 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 123%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2268 611 610 600 609 613 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 2,547
Write 2,212
Mixed 1659
SusWrite 885
408% 1,826 MB/s
4K Read 64.9
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 88.7
296% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,314
DQ Write 1,036
DQ Mixed 1,167
876% 1,172 MB/s
Poor: 189%
This bench: 300%
Great: 323%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
148GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 303 303 303 302 302 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 492
Mixed 401
SusWrite 322
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 61.5
208% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 121%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$135
568GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 494 493 494 494 494 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 491
Mixed 460
SusWrite 494
111% 491 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 59.8
200% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 129%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 26.4
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 29.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 19: 1R 3G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
19% 35% 26 109 6 144 23.8" 1920 1080 AUS2421 ASUS VG249
History:
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 7,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 151%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,258
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