MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 22:07
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$570
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 115
2-Core 211
84% 141 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 909
84% 684 Pts
64-Core 1,563
105% 1,563 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-$330
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.2
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.8% Excellent
Lighting 363
Reflection 256
Parallax 641
95% 420 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 327
Splatting 313
88% 282 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$110
559GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 414 409 421 377 375 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 371
Mixed 385
SusWrite 404
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 38.5
136% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 141
115% 166 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 134 131 134 134 135 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 187
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 133
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 214 211 207 212 214 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 143
Write 176
Mixed 82.4
SusWrite 211
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
130% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB-$457
931GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 108 92 90 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 107
Write 109
Mixed 54.7
SusWrite 103
68% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 62%
WDC WD10 EARS-00MVWB0 1TB
902GB free, PID 0718
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 32 30 32 32 33 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Read 21.3
Write 20.9
Mixed 17.6
SusWrite 31.9
32% 22.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 31
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 28.7
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 1,976 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,048
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