MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.5% 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 Drive94.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200722
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 20:27
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700-$323
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 93.8
1-Core 143
2-Core 285
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 1033
100% 802 Pts
64-Core 1,532
103% 1,532 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 100%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$420
Asus(1043 8747) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.5% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 320
Parallax 431
97% 373 fps
MRender 367
Gravity 327
Splatting 230
99% 308 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Maxtor Z1 SSD 480GB
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STKSD010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 373 443 437 439 437 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 428
Write 415
Mixed 370
SusWrite 416
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 38.1
138% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 143
124% 187 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
729GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 174 175 173 174 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 209
Write 165
Mixed 99
SusWrite 174
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 28.2
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 30
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C79) Builds (Compare 1,926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,120
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