MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive183% 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.
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)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200820
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 11:53
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900F-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 93.7
1-Core 150
2-Core 299
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 594
8-Core 1,135
107% 864 Pts
64-Core 1,932
130% 1,932 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
MSI(1462 C75C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 112
Parallax 130
101% 122 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 122
Splatting 104
104% 132 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 885 761 646 287 57 59 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 1,357
Write 915
Mixed 870
SusWrite 449
200% 898 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 69.2
244% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 846
DQ Mixed 220
273% 465 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 183%
Great: 207%
Wl2000gsa6472 1 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 139 141 142 140 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Read 153
Write 143
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 140
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 23.1
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 26.2
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 103%

 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 7,565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,165
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