MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics58.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive340% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 00:42
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 152
2-Core 291
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 926
95% 748 Pts
64-Core 1,195
80% 1,195 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$170
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58.2% Above average
Lighting 244
Reflection 201
Parallax 231
64% 225 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 215
Splatting 128
58% 162 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 62%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
591GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1595 1614 1608 1613 1545 1476 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
340% Outstanding
Read 2,536
Write 2,369
Mixed 1,856
SusWrite 1575
468% 2,084 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 87.8
285% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,319
DQ Write 1,070
DQ Mixed 1,167
881% 1,186 MB/s
Poor: 220%
This bench: 340%
Great: 373%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 31.6
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 45.2
SC Mixed 31.7
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 106%
Great: 128%

 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 3,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,391
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Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $43
HDDRAMUSB
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