MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive343% 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.
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 10 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)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 31 '20 at 03:32
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$392
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 149
2-Core 298
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 594
8-Core 1,112
106% 853 Pts
64-Core 1,980
133% 1,980 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
EVGA(3842 1667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67.5% Good
Lighting 87.7
Reflection 82.2
Parallax 75.5
71% 81.8 fps
MRender 91.4
Gravity 76.6
Splatting 68.8
64% 78.9 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$144
799GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2207 1993 1519 1525 1517 1521 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,589
Write 2,274
Mixed 1883
SusWrite 1,714
474% 2,115 MB/s
4K Read 60
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 85.7
281% 99.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,190
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 1085
803% 1,065 MB/s
Poor: 242%
This bench: 343%
Great: 390%
Toshiba HDWR180 8TB
7.5TB free
Firmware: 0603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 157 221 183 214 215 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 64.1
Write 168
Mixed 47.4
SusWrite 198
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 136%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 42.9
MC Mixed 31.9
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 50.3
SC Mixed 32.3
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%

 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 15,552 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 - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,251
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