MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 87.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics92.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive32.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 11 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)
Memory55.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime3.4 Days
Run DateJan 14 '22 at 10:18
Run Duration257 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 5600-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Memory 92.7
1-Core 110
2-Core 220
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 850
80% 645 Pts
64-Core 1,182
79% 1,182 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$300
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 21.30.23.01
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Lighting 114
Reflection 128
Parallax 169
92% 137 fps
MRender 101
Gravity 118
Splatting 85.7
93% 102 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc 2.5" SSD 512GB
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6 9.6 376 3.3 2.9 3.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
32.8% Below average
Read 488
Write 412
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 66.8
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 8.97 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 91%
Spcc Solid State Disk 1TB
141GB free
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 419 147 35 60 52 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 476
Write 408
Mixed 329
SusWrite 131
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 21.7
97% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 0.9
64% 149 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 101%
Pcie SSD 2TB
427GB free
Firmware: ECFM53.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1075 263 364 290 286 326 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 1,240
Write 2,176
Mixed 1,389
SusWrite 434
296% 1,310 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 53.5
172% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 430
DQ Mixed 655
482% 642 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 158%
Great: 460%
Seagate BUP Slim SL 1TB
475GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 114 115 111 111 110 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 75
Write 110
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 112
70% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 65%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$99
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 124 125 124 124 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 88
Write 106
Mixed 51.2
SusWrite 124
67% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3600 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 31.8
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 25.5
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 82%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 32: 4R 3G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
32% 17% 60 206 96 30 36.1" 1920 1080 RKU7813 Roku TV
Typical MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C80) Builds (Compare 9,639 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,173
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