MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics49.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive124% 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 15 '21 at 06:25
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 95.4
2-Core 210
75% 130 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 664
66% 524 Pts
64-Core 749
50% 749 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650
Asus(1043 879B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
49.3% Average
Lighting 64.3
Reflection 62.9
Parallax 55.2
52% 60.8 fps
MRender 64.6
Gravity 55.9
Splatting 56.1
46% 58.9 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme TEAM TM8FP6256G 256GB
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 561 638 269 119 255 402 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 1,046
Write 699
Mixed 661
SusWrite 374
155% 695 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 18.3
124% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 669
DQ Mixed 337
310% 465 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 124%
Great: 202%
Transcend SSD220 240GB-$44
119GB free
Firmware: P0624AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 157 53 53 53 53 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
68% Good
Read 379
Write 351
Mixed 327
SusWrite 82.3
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 33.7
110% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 237
196% 280 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68%
Great: 92%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
359GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 84 83 84 84 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
41.8% Average
Read 62.8
Write 48.2
Mixed 44
SusWrite 82.6
44% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 1 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 157 158 181 174 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 128
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 162
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
945GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 194 193 196 190 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 146
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 192
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 16.4
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 112%

 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 14,025 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: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,468
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