MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 Drive296% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200525
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 10:21
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 146
2-Core 294
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 914
95% 743 Pts
64-Core 1157
78% 1157 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2877 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 387
Reflection 388
Parallax 410
102% 395 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 414
Splatting 262
111% 311 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$79
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2157 620 616 618 625 625 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
296% Outstanding
Read 2,536
Write 2,361
Mixed 1,620
SusWrite 877
413% 1,848 MB/s
4K Read 63.4
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 85.4
288% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,297
DQ Write 1,047
DQ Mixed 1,176
879% 1,173 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 296%
Great: 317%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 26.2
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 44.4
SC Mixed 31.3
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 2,637 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,216
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