MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 98.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 Drive147% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200324
Uptime20.3 Days
Run DateOct 23 '21 at 22:16
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$459
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Memory 89.2
1-Core 149
2-Core 297
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 577
8-Core 1,019
100% 798 Pts
64-Core 1,768
119% 1,768 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
MSI(1462 3860) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.96
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 128
Reflection 136
Parallax 119
103% 128 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 126
Splatting 110
107% 135 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 105%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T54B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 619 404 524 524 526 525 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 1,927
Write 881
Mixed 130
SusWrite 520
189% 865 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 27.6
97% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 72.3
DQ Mixed 121
107% 167 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 147%
Great: 313%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 162 154 154 183 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 147
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 163
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
119% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
65.2% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 19.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 16.6
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 1: 0R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
1% 2% 50 12 10 185 27" 1280 720 SPT0ACD Sceptre M27
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C79) Builds (Compare 17,344 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 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,230
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