MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 112%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 11 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)
Memory22.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 10 '21 at 01:36
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-11900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Memory 88.2
1-Core 184
2-Core 353
114% 209 Pts
4-Core 725
8-Core 1,331
128% 1,028 Pts
64-Core 1,818
122% 1,818 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Nvidia(10DE 147A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
134% Outstanding
Lighting 189
Reflection 175
Parallax 170
152% 178 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 132
Splatting 120
112% 143 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$87
553GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 74 75 68 86 91 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 110
Write 95.2
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 79.8
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
154% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
393GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 163 169 147 153 162 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
75% Very good
Read 108
Write 135
Mixed 26
SusWrite 154
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
51% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 146 155 156 151 156 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 120
Write 106
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 152
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
53% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
123% Outstanding
MC Read 48.1
MC Write 47.9
MC Mixed 40.4
130% 45.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 44.5
SC Mixed 33.9
99% 34.6 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 123%
Great: 128%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 67: 9R 4G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
67% 32% 72 70 21 144 27" 1920 1080 MSI1462 Optix G27C2
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C79) Builds (Compare 17,329 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $185

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,176
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