MSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics154% 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.
Boot Drive309% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MEG Z490 Trident X (MS-B926)
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)  (all builds)
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '21 at 22:25
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 i7-10700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Memory 90.4
1-Core 147
2-Core 287
98% 175 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 1,029
96% 781 Pts
64-Core 1560
105% 1560 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3909) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
154% Outstanding
Lighting 218
Reflection 205
Parallax 196
176% 206 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 153
Splatting 135
129% 162 fps
Poor: 128%
This bench: 154%
Great: 166%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00-1032 1TB
816GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11111000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1838 1501 1741 1726 1728 1725 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
309% Outstanding
Read 1,989
Write 2,301
Mixed 1,778
SusWrite 1,710
439% 1,944 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 71.3
250% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,214
DQ Write 960
DQ Mixed 1,112
825% 1,095 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 309%
Great: 330%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A2K43DB1-CVF 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 27.6
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 27.7
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 85%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 95%

 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 1,964 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $970
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