MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 18:39
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Memory 89.6
1-Core 188
2-Core 367
117% 215 Pts
4-Core 713
8-Core 1,088
115% 900 Pts
64-Core 1,313
88% 1,313 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 111%
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 (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
120% Outstanding
Lighting 154
Reflection 153
Parallax 153
124% 153 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 136
Splatting 119
116% 147 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 120%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 500
Write 466
Mixed 445
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 59.3
187% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 283
230% 327 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 125%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
28GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 108 112 103 145 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 119
Write 103
Mixed 30
SusWrite 111
66% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
148% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30BESBK.8FD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81.9% Excellent
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 20.8
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 25.9
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 107%

 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 14,180 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 - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,507
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