MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive277% 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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 17:04
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%
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 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 i5-10600K-$224
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 140
2-Core 270
97% 169 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 862
86% 680 Pts
64-Core 1,116
75% 1,116 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
MSI(1462 373E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 160
Reflection 157
Parallax 157
130% 158 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 138
Splatting 120
118% 150 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 124%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2016 607 602 597 601 599 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,534
Write 2,271
Mixed 1,536
SusWrite 837
401% 1,795 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 77.5
259% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,131
DQ Write 860
DQ Mixed 978
736% 990 MB/s
Poor: 200%
This bench: 277%
Great: 320%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$51
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 215 215 217 216 220 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 174
Mixed 78.4
SusWrite 214
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
215% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 44.1
MC Mixed 29.1
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 46.8
SC Mixed 32.9
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%

 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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HDDRAMUSB
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