MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 17:59
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11600K-$259
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 80.2
1-Core 175
2-Core 345
108% 200 Pts
4-Core 658
8-Core 995
106% 827 Pts
64-Core 1,248
84% 1,248 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Zotac(19DA 7500) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
120% Outstanding
Lighting 154
Reflection 153
Parallax 152
124% 153 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 135
Splatting 118
115% 146 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 120%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$59
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 480
Write 440
Mixed 422
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 55.1
182% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 286
231% 326 MB/s
Poor: 78% Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$70
14GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 99 118 110 108 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 55.7
Write 60.7
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 104
45% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
81% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30BESBK.8FD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
65.3% Good
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 17.1
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 108%

 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 12,738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,518
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Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
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