MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 99.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics46.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive157% 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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 11:40
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 146
2-Core 289
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 886
92% 720 Pts
64-Core 1,136
76% 1,136 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.4% Average
Lighting 61.4
Reflection 57.6
Parallax 53.3
50% 57.4 fps
MRender 64.3
Gravity 50.8
Splatting 45.2
43% 53.4 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
604GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR031 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 607 595 583 576 520 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Read 688
Write 711
Mixed 683
SusWrite 491
145% 643 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 63.1
212% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 709
DQ Write 785
DQ Mixed 869
620% 788 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 157%
Great: 283%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
691GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 139 140 142 148 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 142
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 144
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 26.5
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 30
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 110%

 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 10,920 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,505
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