MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics147% 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 Drive218% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 03 '21 at 01:11
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600KF-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 140
2-Core 264
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 577
8-Core 928
96% 753 Pts
64-Core 1,127
76% 1,127 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
EVGA(3842 3080) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 191
Reflection 186
Parallax 190
155% 189 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 165
Splatting 134
138% 168 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 147%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$55
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 733 437 438 438 435 438 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,558
Write 1,640
Mixed 1,217
SusWrite 486
275% 1,226 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 73.5
256% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 1,187
DQ Write 915
DQ Mixed 1,001
762% 1,034 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 218%
Great: 240%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 176 176 175 175 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 173
Mixed 112
SusWrite 175
118% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G30C15U4R.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 25.4
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 29.8
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 98%

 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 12,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
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: $1,153
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