MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79% 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 Drive314% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 16:50
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 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 i5-10600K-$224
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Memory 91.7
1-Core 148
2-Core 292
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 571
8-Core 896
94% 734 Pts
64-Core 1,109
74% 1,109 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 99%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
79% Very good
Lighting 101
Reflection 99.5
Parallax 90.8
82% 97.2 fps
MRender 99.3
Gravity 92.8
Splatting 79
76% 90.4 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 79%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDBRPG0010BNC-WRSN 1TB
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1796 1716 1715 1717 1718 1719 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 2,000
Write 2,273
Mixed 1,840
SusWrite 1,730
442% 1,961 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 71.5
250% 94.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,311
DQ Write 977
DQ Mixed 1,156
861% 1,148 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 314%
Great: 335%
WD WD20EURS-63S48Y0 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 85 59 93 111 108 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 116
Write 104
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 91.3
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 23.4
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 25.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 95%

 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 9,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 196%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 198%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,645
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