MSI MPG Z490M GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C76)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 95.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-7C76
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490M GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C76)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 02 '21 at 03:05
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 115
2-Core 280
92% 163 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 985
93% 751 Pts
64-Core 1,553
104% 1,553 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Zotac(19DA 2630) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4469 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 470.05
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 118
Parallax 123
105% 124 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 102
Splatting 87.9
90% 118 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+224G 240GB
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 17.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 231 232 236 305 13 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 33% Great: 88%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 123 125 126 127 127 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 82.8
Write 120
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 119
72% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.8
234% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 70%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 355 359 360 360 356 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 372
Write 327
Mixed 137
SusWrite 357
217% 298 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 1.8
697% 5.5 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 210%
Great: 213%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 25.7
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 28.3
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MPG Z490M GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C76) Builds (Compare 2,050 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490M GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C76)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,036
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