MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 30 '20 at 03:07
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU 28%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-10100-$114
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Memory 90
1-Core 105
2-Core 212
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 545
57% 447 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Lighting 292
Reflection 231
Parallax 267
77% 264 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 243
Splatting 176
72% 225 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 411
Write 348
Mixed 6.7
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.1
4% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 100%
Seagate SkyHawk 2TB (2016)-$40
486GB free
Firmware: CV12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 116 115 117 117 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 122
Write 118
Mixed 70
SusWrite 117
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 100%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$36
464GB free
Firmware: CA12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 98 96 97 97 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 96.8
Write 99.1
Mixed 50.6
SusWrite 96.4
63% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 61%
Generic Flash Disk 4GB
3GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.8 7.5 8 8.8 8.1 7.4 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
5.02% Terrible
Read 19.7
Write 5.7
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 8.1
11% 9.68 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.02%
Great: 7%
Mass Storage Device 64GB
59GB free, PID 125d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 17 17 17 17 17 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
16.6% Very poor
Read 20.4
Write 18.4
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 17.2
25% 18.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 3.3
228% 3.9 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 16.6%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$81
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 23
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 21.5
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 67.3
60% 67.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 96%

 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 2,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,164
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