MSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C77
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77)  (all builds)
Memory19.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200415
Uptime18.8 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 19:41
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%
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 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700-$274
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Memory 89.9
1-Core 139
2-Core 258
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 936
91% 731 Pts
64-Core 1,426
96% 1,426 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Lighting 100
Reflection 97.7
Parallax 88
81% 95.2 fps
MRender 96
Gravity 91.8
Splatting 77.6
74% 88.5 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$60
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,384
Write 2,096
Mixed 1,498
442% 1,992 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 73.2
246% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1001
DQ Write 765
DQ Mixed 980
707% 915 MB/s
Poor: 137% Great: 287%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 144 143 149 153 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 86.5
Write 94.7
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 146
70% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
68% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.1% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 19.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 20.9
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MEG Z490I UNIFY (MS-7C77) Builds (Compare 1,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,165
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