MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (99th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 1 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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.
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
15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 23:06
Run Duration74 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 5700-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (99th 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 5.2 GHz, turbo 7.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Memory 97.6
1-Core 161
2-Core 320
108% 193 Pts
4-Core 642
8-Core 1,182
114% 912 Pts
64-Core 1,744
117% 1,744 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 109%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.3.2
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 148
Reflection 151
Parallax 225
119% 174 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 155
Splatting 103
121% 127 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 120%
Great: 114%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$66
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,070
Write 7,822
Mixed 7,584
1,748% 7,825 MB/s
4K Read 658
4K Write 287
4K Mixed 377
1,632% 441 MB/s
DQ Read 1,496
DQ Write 792
DQ Mixed 958
762% 1,082 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$106
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 48.6
MC Mixed 31.5
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 52.6
SC Mixed 33.3
104% 36.5 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 115%
Great: 110%

 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 10,262 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: $1,174
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