MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 22:56
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 as expected (55th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 146
2-Core 276
99% 173 Pts
4-Core 553
8-Core 985
96% 769 Pts
64-Core 1,506
101% 1,506 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.4% Very good
Lighting 96.4
Reflection 112
Parallax 99.6
78% 103 fps
MRender 97.4
Gravity 97.9
Splatting 84.2
79% 93.2 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S128G 126GB
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.1.0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 444
Write 258
Mixed 75.3
56% 259 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 14.3
4K Mixed 11.5
41% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32.2
DQ Write 12.4
DQ Mixed 15.7
13% 20.1 MB/s
Poor: 28% Great: 55%
Maxtor STM3250310AS 250GB
74GB free
Firmware: 4.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 97 96 98 98 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 92.8
Write 92.2
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 96
60% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 55%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$17
100GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 90 90 91 91 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 96.5
Write 99.7
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 89.2
62% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 61%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$152
38GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 51 52 52 52 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 53
Write 53.7
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 51.7
40% 53 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
111% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 59%
Toshiba DT01ABA200 2TB
112GB free
Firmware: MZ4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 73 79 79 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 78
Write 82.5
Mixed 20
SusWrite 76.9
47% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 23.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 28.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 103%

 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 14,009 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,453
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