MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 95.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.42% 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.
Boot Drive284% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 12:06
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-$479
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Memory 78.2
1-Core 150
2-Core 300
96% 176 Pts
4-Core 603
8-Core 1,109
107% 856 Pts
64-Core 1,954
131% 1,954 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7C79) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9466
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
5.42% Terrible
Lighting 5.8
Reflection 9.7
Parallax 8.6
5% 8.03 fps
MRender 9.9
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 0.1
6% 5.83 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.42%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$156
614GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1581 1518 1278 2353 1582 1572 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 1,618
Write 2,281
Mixed 742
SusWrite 1,647
355% 1,572 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 63
238% 90.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,246
DQ Write 830
DQ Mixed 981
748% 1,019 MB/s
Poor: 243%
This bench: 284%
Great: 374%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB
26GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.2 6.2 4.3 5.7 4.8 5.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
6.03% Terrible
Read 19.1
Write 3.2
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 5.4
10% 9.05 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 3.2
137% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.03%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4000 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
55.7% Above average
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 14.4
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 20.9
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 83.9
48% 83.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 122%

 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 12,978 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,478
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