MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 98.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.5% 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 Drive355% 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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 23:12
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 152
2-Core 298
103% 182 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 965
94% 754 Pts
64-Core 1,229
82% 1,229 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$290
MSI(1462 381E) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 20.9.2
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Lighting 354
Reflection 268
Parallax 555
93% 393 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 331
Splatting 320
89% 286 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
663GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1729 1652 1633 1556 1494 1520 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
355% Outstanding
Read 2,632
Write 2,466
Mixed 1856
SusWrite 1,598
480% 2,138 MB/s
4K Read 68.6
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 92.2
312% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1345
DQ Write 1,125
DQ Mixed 1,234
925% 1,235 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 355%
Great: 375%
Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 126 126 126 123 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 128
Write 123
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 124
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 26.2
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 43.2
SC Mixed 30.7
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99.5%
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 3,198 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $198

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,390
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