MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics92.7% 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 Drive379% 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.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 UNIFY  (all builds)
Memory59.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 20 '20 at 19:54
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$499
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 161
2-Core 319
107% 192 Pts
4-Core 633
8-Core 1,287
118% 960 Pts
64-Core 2,164
145% 2,164 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1652 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 124
Parallax 123
97% 122 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 109
Splatting 99
87% 104 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$150
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2206 2210 2200 2189 2178 2154 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
379% Outstanding
Read 2,507
Write 2,213
Mixed 1,438
SusWrite 2,189
468% 2,087 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 82.8
287% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,422
DQ Write 1117
DQ Mixed 1,248
940% 1,262 MB/s
Poor: 226%
This bench: 379%
Great: 389%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$209
2TB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1445 1440 1447 1449 1445 1460 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
273% Outstanding
Read 1,465
Write 1,544
Mixed 1,067
SusWrite 1,448
311% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 79.3
270% 96.9 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 908
DQ Mixed 322
412% 735 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 273%
Great: 284%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$195
166GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 478 481 480 480 480 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 423
Mixed 362
SusWrite 480
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 45.8
160% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 348
264% 356 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 115%
Great: 122%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$195
39GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 479 481 481 480 416 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 463
Mixed 367
SusWrite 469
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 45.4
159% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 349
265% 357 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 113%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT64GX4M4C3466C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 44.5
MC Mixed 33.5
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 49.6
SC Mixed 31.8
99% 34.6 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 110%
Great: 142%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MEG Z490 UNIFY (MS-7C71) Builds (Compare 3,473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 200%
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Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,453
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