MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 162%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 167%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics150% 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 Drive111% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 UNIFY  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 22:46
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$304
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 162
2-Core 323
108% 194 Pts
4-Core 646
8-Core 1,244
117% 945 Pts
64-Core 1,717
115% 1,717 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
EVGA(3842 3755) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
150% Outstanding
Lighting 211
Reflection 198
Parallax 190
171% 200 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 149
Splatting 132
126% 157 fps
Poor: 126%
This bench: 150%
Great: 164%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU750 512GB
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: XA003R17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 429 428 431 431 431 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 440
Mixed 398
SusWrite 430
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 50.3
175% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 251
194% 264 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 437 378 371 374 372 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 489
Mixed 408
SusWrite 402
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 53.4
187% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 256
218% 321 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 118%
Great: 120%
WDC WD20EZAZ-00GGJB0 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 189 194 189 191 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
23.9% Poor
Read 205
Write 185
Mixed 112
SusWrite 189
39% 173 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 0.8
14% 5.03 MB/s
DQ Read 0.9
DQ Write 11.2
DQ Mixed 1.1
2% 4.4 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 23%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
800GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2496 2222 1509 1529 1529 1529 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
370% Outstanding
Read 2,672
Write 2,491
Mixed 1981
SusWrite 1,802
502% 2,236 MB/s
4K Read 68.1
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 92.7
309% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,405
DQ Write 1,152
DQ Mixed 1,267
952% 1,275 MB/s
Poor: 239%
This bench: 370%
Great: 378%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$330
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 31.5
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 46.7
SC Mixed 32
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MEG Z490 UNIFY (MS-7C71) Builds (Compare 3,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,444
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