MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive211% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 10 '21 at 10:13
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$257
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Memory 93
1-Core 126
2-Core 235
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 718
73% 576 Pts
64-Core 1,008
68% 1,008 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 2263 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.1% Good
Lighting 90.8
Reflection 88.2
Parallax 77.4
73% 85.5 fps
MRender 70.7
Gravity 81.2
Splatting 72
64% 74.6 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 74%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 1TB
617GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1242 1360 1285 1178 1197 1120 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,302
Write 1,382
Mixed 876
SusWrite 1,230
270% 1,197 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 21.8
157% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 893
DQ Write 851
DQ Mixed 469
463% 738 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 211%
Great: 337%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL18-22-22 D4-3600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 27.3
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 21.4
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.2%
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 7,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,426
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