MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 236%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 259%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics226% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive343% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 UNIFY  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200612
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '20 at 22:53
Run Duration270 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$515
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 158
2-Core 317
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 634
8-Core 1251
116% 942 Pts
64-Core 2,129
143% 2,129 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Nvidia(10DE 147D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4975 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
226% Outstanding
Lighting 295
Reflection 272
Parallax 312
239% 293 fps
MRender 343
Gravity 248
Splatting 176
211% 256 fps
Poor: 186%
This bench: 226%
Great: 256%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
473GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1646 1334 1402 1379 1420 1451 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,664
Write 2,345
Mixed 1,913
SusWrite 1,439
468% 2,090 MB/s
4K Read 66.4
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 93.1
309% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,298
DQ Write 1069
DQ Mixed 1,182
886% 1,183 MB/s
Poor: 231%
This bench: 343%
Great: 377%
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB-$96
380GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 484 490 491 491 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 489
Mixed 353
SusWrite 488
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 43.2
157% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 240
205% 301 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 114%
Great: 120%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
620GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2488 2223 1460 1466 1471 1467 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
364% Outstanding
Read 2,647
Write 2,473
Mixed 1,997
SusWrite 1,762
498% 2,220 MB/s
4K Read 67
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 89.3
298% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,430
DQ Write 1187
DQ Mixed 1,304
978% 1,307 MB/s
Poor: 231%
This bench: 364%
Great: 377%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 30.3
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 45.7
SC Mixed 31.9
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%

 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 1,875 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,510
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