MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% 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 Drive149% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 11 '23 at 23:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-11600K-$224
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Memory 74.4
1-Core 160
2-Core 307
96% 180 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 949
93% 762 Pts
64-Core 1,189
74% 1,189 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$283
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 535.98
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 126
Parallax 135
110% 132 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 98.8
Splatting 94.9
89% 111 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLV512HCJH-000H1 512GB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 184 175 169 161 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Read 1289
Write 238
Mixed 354
SusWrite 175
111% 514 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 42.2
194% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 475
396% 591 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 149%
Great: 179%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$40
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 178 185 179 180 183 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 124
Write 121
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 180
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
36% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$44
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
55.2% Above average
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 14.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 91.7
44% 91.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C79) Builds (Compare 16,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $349

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,176
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HDDRAMUSB
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