MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive240% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 19 '21 at 20:09
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 146
2-Core 292
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 569
8-Core 989
98% 779 Pts
64-Core 1559
105% 1559 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
PNY(196E 1511) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.4% Very good
Lighting 88.1
Reflection 101
Parallax 89.9
71% 92.9 fps
MRender 88.7
Gravity 85.7
Splatting 78.3
70% 84.2 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$50
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 911 1748 1680 201 236 241 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 1,483
Write 2,027
Mixed 1,584
SusWrite 836
335% 1,483 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 76.6
259% 92.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,210
DQ Write 992
DQ Mixed 1,094
821% 1,098 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 240%
Great: 297%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$105
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP1R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 182 178 184 181 185 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G32C16U4B.8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 25.6
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 30.4
84% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 111%

 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 15,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
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: $1,224
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