MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.7% 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 Drive243% 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.
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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 22:46
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-10100-$114
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 134
2-Core 264
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 712
78% 605 Pts
64-Core 715
48% 715 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
HP(103C 8556) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3496 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 443.18
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.7% Very good
Lighting 301
Reflection 241
Parallax 298
79% 280 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 263
Splatting 182
76% 229 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
736GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1177 816 887 846 848 850 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 1558
Write 1,562
Mixed 1,224
SusWrite 904
295% 1,312 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 74.7
262% 98.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,148
DQ Write 857
DQ Mixed 1,028
761% 1,011 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 243%
Great: 269%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G32C16U4B.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3704 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 45.8
MC Write 46.3
MC Mixed 31.9
118% 41.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 49
SC Mixed 33
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 116%
Great: 111%

 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 3,290 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: $1,397
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