MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive62.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20211019
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateNov 25 '21 at 17:21
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 151
2-Core 293
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 561
8-Core 1,022
99% 791 Pts
64-Core 1,580
106% 1,580 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3718 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 146
Parallax 128
108% 136 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 110
Splatting 104
93% 121 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
3 120GB SSD 120GB
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW200509
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 81 351 353 356 359 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 411
Write 2.5
Mixed 9.3
SusWrite 296
39% 180 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 11.4
4K Mixed 13.7
65% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 18.4
66% 140 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
485GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 174 174 173 173 175 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 118
Write 105
Mixed 74.6
SusWrite 173
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$48
535GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 159 161 159 151 158 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 114
Write 103
Mixed 78.4
SusWrite 155
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
89% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 110%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$9
29GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 14 21 20 21 20 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
16.7% Very poor
Read 38.8
Write 20.1
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 19.6
30% 24.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 2.4
162% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 27.6
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 46.8
SC Mixed 33.1
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 27.9" 1280 720 BNQ7949 BenQ EL2870U
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C79) Builds (Compare 17,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
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: $1,225
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