MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 87.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive253% 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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200324
Uptime12.1 Days
Run DateJan 29 '22 at 07:35
Run Duration247 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 41%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Memory 80.4
1-Core 139
2-Core 271
92% 164 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 885
87% 694 Pts
64-Core 1,283
86% 1,283 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.68
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
19.5% Very poor
Lighting 16.3
Reflection 20.3
Parallax 20.3
13% 19 fps
MRender 29
Gravity 34
Splatting 26.2
27% 29.7 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$154
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 991 969 947 917 887 850 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,224
Write 1,296
Mixed 1,084
SusWrite 927
307% 1,383 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.1
215% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,121
DQ Write 725
DQ Mixed 922
688% 923 MB/s
Poor: 235%
This bench: 253%
Great: 403%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$40
663GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 115 113 115 116 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 133
Write 124
Mixed 112
SusWrite 115
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.8
174% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.2
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 79.8
50% 79.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 117%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 41: 4R 7G 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
41% 16% 69 96 50 144 27" 1920 1080 MSI3CB5 MSI G271
History: Score 23: 3R 1G 5B | Score 21: 0R 7G 0B | Score 41: 4R 7G 0B
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C79) Builds (Compare 21,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,142
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