MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive264% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 UNIFY  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '21 at 03:54
Run Duration263 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Memory 95.4
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 782
75% 600 Pts
64-Core 1,117
75% 1,117 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 472.12
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 45% Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
727GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1358 1455 1438 1470 1470 1451 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 1,466
Write 1,464
Mixed 1,066
SusWrite 1,440
306% 1,359 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 75.8
261% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 685
DQ Write 934
DQ Mixed 273
356% 630 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 264%
Great: 301%
SSD 960GB
429GB free
Firmware: R0430A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 247 78 98 53 79 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 483
Write 430
Mixed 385
SusWrite 167
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 34.8
151% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 56.1
100% 193 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 103%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$97
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 125 125 123 118 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 98.2
Write 114
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 119
71% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 4x8GB-$250
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43.5
MC Write 45.6
MC Mixed 34.3
118% 41.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 46
SC Mixed 30
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 113%
Great: 135%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 35: 4R 5G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
35% 14% 65 338 272 60 84.6" 1638 864 SAM0D3B SAMSUNG
History: Score 7: 0R 2G 1B | Score 26: 3R 3G 2B | Score 35: 4R 5G 0B
Typical MEG Z490 UNIFY (MS-7C71) Builds (Compare 3,569 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY - $307

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,470
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