MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 218%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics219% 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 Drive296% 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)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 05:50
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$460
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 118
2-Core 237
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 933
87% 703 Pts
64-Core 1,986
133% 1,986 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3892) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4850 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
219% Outstanding
Lighting 291
Reflection 246
Parallax 283
235% 273 fps
MRender 305
Gravity 238
Splatting 173
200% 239 fps
Poor: 140%
This bench: 219%
Great: 227%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1523 853 860 844 860 863 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
296% Outstanding
Read 2,609
Write 2,376
Mixed 1,819
SusWrite 967
434% 1,943 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 88.2
285% 98.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,081
DQ Write 858
DQ Mixed 947
714% 962 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 296%
Great: 338%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 181 182 181 179 183 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 128
Write 145
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 180
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
78% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 30
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 43.9
SC Mixed 28.1
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 114%

 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 10,523 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,173
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