MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive270% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C80
MotherboardMSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '21 at 21:03
Run Duration277 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 148
2-Core 297
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 944
96% 761 Pts
64-Core 1,208
81% 1,208 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6800-$580
Asus(1043 04F4) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.6.1
Performing below potential (80th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
142% Outstanding
Lighting 194
Reflection 182
Parallax 401
157% 259 fps
MRender 299
Gravity 129
Splatting 187
126% 205 fps
Poor: 122%
This bench: 142%
Great: 153%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1610 1617 1601 1299 905 631 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 1,650
Write 1,621
Mixed 1,254
SusWrite 1,277
326% 1,451 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 82.4
282% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 763
DQ Write 968
DQ Mixed 345
405% 692 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 270%
Great: 274%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 46.8
MC Mixed 29.5
111% 38.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 52.9
SC Mixed 33.9
104% 36.2 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 46: 5R 7G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
46% 19% 62 334 269 170 26.9" 2560 1440 GBT270D M27Q
History: Score 34: 3R 5G 4B | Score 42: 6R 4G 0B | Score 42: 6R 4G 0B | Score 46: 5R 7G 0B
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 8,490 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 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,219
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