MSI MEG Z490 GODLIKE (MS-7C70)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C70
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 GODLIKE (MS-7C70)  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 28 '21 at 22:02
Run Duration292 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$613
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 88.5
1-Core 159
2-Core 316
104% 188 Pts
4-Core 628
8-Core 1,203
113% 916 Pts
64-Core 2,030
136% 2,030 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$200
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,259
Write 2,284
Mixed 1,246
429% 1,930 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 64.8
223% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,264
DQ Write 764
DQ Mixed 944
722% 991 MB/s
Poor: 281% Great: 465%
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$200
62GB free
Firmware: 1B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,571
Write 2371
Mixed 2,320
540% 2,421 MB/s
4K Read 65.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 85
278% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,330
DQ Write 861
DQ Mixed 1,015
779% 1,069 MB/s
Poor: 281% Great: 465%
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$200
102GB free
Firmware: 1B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,607
Write 2,377
Mixed 2,335
544% 2,440 MB/s
4K Read 70.2
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 91.5
297% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,348
DQ Write 860
DQ Mixed 1,026
786% 1,078 MB/s
Poor: 281% Great: 465%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
0GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 184
Write 178
Mixed 96.7
113% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
234% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 108%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$70
204GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 138 138 138 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 74.3
Write 68.9
Mixed 57.9
SusWrite 138
62% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.3% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 22.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 143%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MEG Z490 GODLIKE (MS-7C70) Builds (Compare 833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 229%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 249%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 GODLIKE (MS-7C70)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $2,592
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