MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 237%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 237%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics231% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive348% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 UNIFY  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '21 at 05:49
Run Duration285 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$316
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 97.4
1-Core 156
2-Core 305
105% 186 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 1,068
105% 838 Pts
64-Core 1,624
109% 1,624 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 4850 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 266
Parallax 309
253% 296 fps
MRender 318
Gravity 243
Splatting 179
205% 247 fps
Poor: 167%
This bench: 231%
Great: 225%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$139
636GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1540 2051 1794 1537 1550 1542 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
348% Outstanding
Read 2,610
Write 2,438
Mixed 1,816
SusWrite 1,669
479% 2133 MB/s
4K Read 65.6
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 90.9
301% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,192
DQ Write 980
DQ Mixed 1,077
809% 1,083 MB/s
Poor: 238%
This bench: 348%
Great: 356%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
158GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 9,483
Write 9,934
Mixed 9,371
2,148% 9,596 MB/s
4K Read 658
4K Write 301
4K Mixed 398
1,667% 452 MB/s
DQ Read 1,540
DQ Write 1,091
DQ Mixed 1,175
916% 1,269 MB/s
Poor: 78% Great: 132%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
418GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2311 811 811 813 815 814 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
313% Outstanding
Read 2,616
Write 2,421
Mixed 1,813
SusWrite 1,062
443% 1,978 MB/s
4K Read 67.1
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 91
299% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,247
DQ Write 1,007
DQ Mixed 1,117
839% 1,124 MB/s
Poor: 197%
This bench: 313%
Great: 316%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$80
580GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 194 194 191 194 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 178
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 191
108% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
373% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4266 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4267 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 45.7
MC Mixed 31.4
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 48.4
SC Mixed 33.4
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 110%
Great: 129%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MEG Z490 UNIFY (MS-7C71) Builds (Compare 2,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 199%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 201%
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Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,466
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