MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics57.6% 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 Drive306% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 UNIFY  (all builds)
Memory60.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200422
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 22:01
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU0%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 94
1-Core 157
2-Core 310
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 609
8-Core 1211
112% 910 Pts
64-Core 1,651
111% 1,651 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 27.20.12029.1000
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.6% Above average
Lighting 214
Reflection 189
Parallax 284
56% 229 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 211
Splatting 134
58% 165 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 62%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$130
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1884 1521 1521 1522 1520 1522 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
306% Outstanding
Read 2,025
Write 2231
Mixed 1,794
SusWrite 1,582
430% 1,908 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 67.9
238% 89.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,382
DQ Write 1,087
DQ Mixed 1,216
915% 1,228 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 306%
Great: 335%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX CMK64GX4M2D3000C16 2x31.5GB
2 of 4 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
94% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 27.9
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 27.8
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94%
Great: 104%

 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 839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 178%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 180%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $2,152
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