MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 242%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 265%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics246% 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 Drive356% 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)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 10:03
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 as expected (42nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 1,147
106% 861 Pts
64-Core 2,024
136% 2,024 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
EVGA(3842 3987) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
246% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 290
Parallax 332
268% 318 fps
MRender 360
Gravity 257
Splatting 184
220% 267 fps
Poor: 190%
This bench: 246%
Great: 258%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$289
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2396 2383 2376 1692 1436 1460 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
356% Outstanding
Read 2,524
Write 2,366
Mixed 1,788
SusWrite 1,957
485% 2,159 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 84
283% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,220
DQ Write 932
DQ Mixed 1,099
816% 1,084 MB/s
Poor: 249%
This bench: 356%
Great: 390%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 44.9
MC Mixed 33.3
114% 40 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 49.3
SC Mixed 32.4
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 132%

 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 10,083 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: $1,180
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