MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 97.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.6% 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 Drive278% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 06:42
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11600K-$259
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Memory 71.9
1-Core 181
2-Core 361
109% 204 Pts
4-Core 664
8-Core 1055
109% 859 Pts
64-Core 1,279
86% 1,279 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.6% Above average
Lighting 71.4
Reflection 74.7
Parallax 68.2
58% 71.4 fps
MRender 67.8
Gravity 71.9
Splatting 66
58% 68.6 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDBRPG5000ANC-WRSN 500GB
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 926 963 969 979 967 968 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 1,891
Write 1,418
Mixed 1,564
SusWrite 962
327% 1,459 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 68.4
271% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,516
DQ Write 1,255
DQ Mixed 1,245
971% 1,339 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 278%
Great: 291%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$93
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.8
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 18.9
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 97.1
41% 97.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 113%

 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 12,704 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,497
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $44
Intel Core i5-11600K $259Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $96SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback