MSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics35.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C77
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200515
Uptime24.8 Days
Run DateJan 19 '22 at 20:13
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700KF-$277
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 933
91% 727 Pts
64-Core 1356
91% 1356 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 97%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.49
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
35.2% Below average
Lighting 22.5
Reflection 21
Parallax 16.7
18% 20.1 fps
MRender 66.8
Gravity 68.5
Splatting 61.5
55% 65.6 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 181 148 144 123 143 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 474
Write 205
Mixed 245
SusWrite 154
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 28
4K Mixed 25.4
88% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 63.9
DQ Mixed 151
116% 164 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 132%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$97
90GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1281 839 786 849 589 456 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 1,438
Write 1,456
Mixed 1,141
SusWrite 800
272% 1,209 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 38.6
132% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 930
DQ Write 60.5
DQ Mixed 117
180% 369 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 169%
Great: 276%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$71
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 186 175 188 171 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 126
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 180
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4400 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4400 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
93% Outstanding
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 28.5
96% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 26.1
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93%
Great: 140%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 43: 4R 6G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
43% 16% 96 106 5 144 24" 1920 1080 AOC2460 G2460
Typical MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77) Builds (Compare 2,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $815
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