MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive266% 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.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 04:34
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Memory 89.3
1-Core 129
2-Core 257
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 505
8-Core 786
82% 645 Pts
64-Core 845
57% 845 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5500-XT-$879
MSI(1462 3822) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58% Above average
Lighting 74.4
Reflection 67.5
Parallax 121
60% 87.5 fps
MRender 55.4
Gravity 71.5
Splatting 41.6
56% 56.2 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58%
Great: 60%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$63
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1211 993 994 999 1000 999 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 2,020
Write 2,203
Mixed 1,709
SusWrite 1,033
391% 1,741 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 71.2
249% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,162
DQ Write 875
DQ Mixed 1,055
779% 1,031 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 266%
Great: 290%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.8% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 25.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 112%

 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 12,893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,453
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