MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200525
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 18:04
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$460
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 93.7
1-Core 150
2-Core 298
101% 180 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 1,164
109% 880 Pts
64-Core 1,984
133% 1,984 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 372
Parallax 399
104% 389 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 388
Splatting 250
104% 292 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$79
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,511
Write 2,234
Mixed 1556
466% 2,100 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 80.3
266% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1241
DQ Write 1,002
DQ Mixed 1,126
842% 1,123 MB/s
Poor: 202% Great: 317%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$239
228GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 487 489 488 488 489 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 486
Mixed 404
SusWrite 488
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 47.3
164% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$97
996GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 149 150 151 151 151 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 157
Write 159
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 149
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$89
253GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 94 94 94 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 142
Write 150
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 93.9
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 104%
Hitachi HDS721010KLA330 1TB-$47
102GB free
Firmware: GKAOAB0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 75 76 65 71 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 52.7
Write 51.7
Mixed 33
SusWrite 73.5
39% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.7% Good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 19.2
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.2
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.7%
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 2,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $170

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