MSI Z590-A PRO (MS-7D09)

Performance Results

Gaming 51%
Desktop 104%
Workstation 48%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive326% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D09
MotherboardMSI Z590-A PRO (MS-7D09)  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210114
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 08:19
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11600K-$265
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 76.4
1-Core 174
2-Core 347
107% 199 Pts
4-Core 671
8-Core 964
106% 818 Pts
64-Core 1,240
83% 1,240 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver:
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.5% Average
Lighting 57.3
Reflection 66.2
Parallax 78.9
46% 67.5 fps
MRender 58.1
Gravity 54.9
Splatting 41.6
45% 51.5 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$118
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2571 2258 815 822 858 856 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
326% Outstanding
Read 2,679
Write 2,867
Mixed 2,595
SusWrite 1,363
535% 2,376 MB/s
4K Read 69.7
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 92.7
300% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,114
DQ Write 744
DQ Mixed 904
681% 921 MB/s
Poor: 232%
This bench: 326%
Great: 418%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
58GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 92 68 69 71 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 101
Write 103
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 77.9
63% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot Memory (PDP Systems) 3000 C16 Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
65.6% Good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 17.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 87.5
46% 87.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z590-A PRO (MS-7D09) Builds (Compare 184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 149%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 151%

Motherboard: MSI Z590-A PRO (MS-7D09) - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,161
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