MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive174% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200525
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 16:54
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 142
2-Core 276
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 881
86% 685 Pts
64-Core 1100
74% 1100 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2572 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
65.6% Good
Lighting 35.3
Reflection 42.7
Parallax 146
28% 74.5 fps
MRender 1.7
Gravity 159
Splatting 133
109% 97.9 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 128GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 534 287 263 184 106 148 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 1,384
Write 562
Mixed 740
SusWrite 254
162% 735 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 68.9
257% 97.1 MB/s
DQ Read 494
DQ Write 588
DQ Mixed 471
374% 518 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 174%
Great: 139%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$26
465GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 117 111 116 115 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 131
Write 114
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 114
69% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
557GB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 191 190 190 190 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 131
Mixed 86.9
SusWrite 190
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 26.1
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 29.2
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 101%

 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 5,980 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $262

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,296
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