MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 87.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics166% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C79
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 25 '21 at 07:25
Run Duration250 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$172
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Memory 90.2
1-Core 107
2-Core 210
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 726
76% 593 Pts
64-Core 1,006
68% 1,006 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Asus(1043 87B8) ≥ 4GB; Nvidia Geforce Rtx 3070
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 243
Reflection 213
Parallax 206
196% 221 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 156
Splatting 138
131% 166 fps
Poor: 125%
This bench: 166%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 500GB SSD
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900P13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 174 134 92 99 MB/s
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
67.3% Good
Read 251
Write 108
Mixed 91
SusWrite 176
35% 156 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 27
4K Mixed 41.9
97% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 218
193% 288 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 102%
PNY CS900 500GB SSD
465GB free
Firmware: CS900Y13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 449 471 470 473 472 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 432
Write 469
Mixed 385
SusWrite 467
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 38.9
145% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 194
176% 264 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 104%
Great: 102%
PNY CS900 1TB SSD
931GB free
Firmware: CS900Y13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 444 465 462 465 462 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 425
Write 420
Mixed 379
SusWrite 459
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 39.8
142% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 212
182% 265 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2013)-$70
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 106 108 111 110 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 105
Write 104
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 108
68% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GF2X08QFHH36-135-K 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.5% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 14
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.3
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 17: 2R 2G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
17% 16% 31 343 280 60 0" 1280 720 D60-F3
History: Score 26: 3R 2G 5B | Score 17: 2R 2G 1B
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C79) Builds (Compare 17,235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 147%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI - $185

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,244
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