MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 206%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 189%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 97.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics217% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive249% 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:29
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 56%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$224
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Memory 89.4
1-Core 148
2-Core 297
99% 178 Pts
4-Core 571
8-Core 882
93% 727 Pts
64-Core 1,135
76% 1,135 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 461.51
Performing below potential (80th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
217% Outstanding
Lighting 280
Reflection 336
Parallax 289
227% 302 fps
MRender 318
Gravity 244
Splatting 175
206% 246 fps
Poor: 162%
This bench: 217%
Great: 227%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
643GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1247 833 828 835 837 834 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 1,647
Write 1,774
Mixed 1,574
SusWrite 902
332% 1,474 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 75.8
262% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,179
DQ Write 954
DQ Mixed 1,069
799% 1,067 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 249%
Great: 269%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.1% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 19.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 103%

 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 7,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,124
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