MSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.93% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C77
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 08:29
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 94
1-Core 111
2-Core 204
81% 136 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 768
76% 604 Pts
64-Core 1,032
69% 1,032 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7C77) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
5.93% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 10.7
Parallax 9.1
5% 8.67 fps
MRender 12.5
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 12.4
7% 10.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.93%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SABRENT 1TB
752GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT343.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2353 2491 1691 1138 1143 1140 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 21.1
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 22.2
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77) Builds (Compare 1,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $938
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