MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics114% 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 Drive192% 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)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200820
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 17 '21 at 20:38
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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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 i9-10900F-$349
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 93.7
1-Core 150
2-Core 273
99% 172 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 1,067
103% 827 Pts
64-Core 1,883
126% 1,883 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
MSI(1462 C75C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2385 MHz, MLim: 3704 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 139
Reflection 129
Parallax 2.8
112% 90.1 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 136
Splatting 119
116% 147 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 114%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$68
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 918 910 883 627 57 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 1,355
Write 920
Mixed 870
SusWrite 590
208% 934 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 69.7
245% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 853
DQ Mixed 220
274% 467 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 192%
Great: 211%
Wl2000gsa6472 1 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 140 141 141 141 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 133
Write 126
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 141
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 93%
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 (70th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 23.2
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 38.3
SC Mixed 28
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 62%
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 9,998 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,180
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