MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 195%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 204%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics187% 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 Drive319% 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
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 UNIFY  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 08 '21 at 19:04
Run Duration291 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700K-$279
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 79.2
1-Core 178
2-Core 362
111% 206 Pts
4-Core 709
8-Core 1,314
126% 1,011 Pts
64-Core 1,716
115% 1,716 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$750
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
187% Outstanding
Lighting 244
Reflection 221
Parallax 250
197% 238 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 208
Splatting 154
176% 214 fps
Poor: 175%
This bench: 187%
Great: 227%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$59
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 931 830 827 831 835 833 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
319% Outstanding
Read 2,633
Write 2,366
Mixed 1,819
SusWrite 848
428% 1,916 MB/s
4K Read 69.1
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 97.5
324% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,543
DQ Write 1,196
DQ Mixed 1,301
992% 1,347 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 319%
Great: 347%
WDC WD20EZAZ-00GGJB0 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 185 191 188 191 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
23.3% Poor
Read 208
Write 192
Mixed 97
SusWrite 187
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 9.6
4K Mixed 0.7
12% 4.8 MB/s
DQ Read 0.8
DQ Write 10.2
DQ Mixed 1.4
2% 4.13 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 23%
Team T253X2001T 1TB
514GB free
Firmware: S1024A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 421 420 215 172 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 418
Mixed 392
SusWrite 293
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 30.6
153% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 47.3
87% 167 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown LD4AU008G-H2666G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 27.9
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 27.3
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 82.1
49% 82.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 49: 5R 4G 12B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
49% 68% 31 275 192 144 24" 1920 1080 GSM5B73 24GL600F
History: Score 39: 4R 3G 10B | Score 49: 5R 4G 12B
Typical MEG Z490 UNIFY (MS-7C71) Builds (Compare 4,455 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 197%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 198%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 UNIFY - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,441
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