MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 146%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics146% 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 Drive322% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 10:04
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700K-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 144
2-Core 288
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 972
97% 768 Pts
64-Core 1556
104% 1556 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
146% Outstanding
Lighting 204
Reflection 196
Parallax 184
165% 195 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 149
Splatting 131
125% 156 fps
Poor: 127%
This bench: 146%
Great: 165%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$155
686GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1711 2016 1380 1185 1191 1202 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
322% Outstanding
Read 2,504
Write 2,352
Mixed 1,691
SusWrite 1,448
448% 1,998 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 81.9
276% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,200
DQ Write 946
DQ Mixed 1,074
804% 1,074 MB/s
Poor: 225%
This bench: 322%
Great: 353%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G30C15U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 24.9
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 29.6
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 101%

 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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