MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 135%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics141% 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 Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 18 '21 at 04:05
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600KF-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 150
2-Core 299
103% 182 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 968
99% 779 Pts
64-Core 1,200
80% 1,200 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Asus(1043 87C6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3925 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 192
Reflection 235
Parallax 175
155% 201 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 143
Splatting 122
124% 158 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 141%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
663GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 351 375 370 386 388 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 446
Mixed 285
SusWrite 378
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 47.8
150% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 254
215% 315 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 105%
Great: 118%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 510GB
398GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 832 546 547 549 551 551 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 51% Great: 125%
Kingston A400 120GB-$28
93GB free
Firmware: S3Z40107
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 445 445 382 121 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 439
Mixed 413
SusWrite 326
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 29.7
133% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 46.9
98% 195 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 92%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 44.1
MC Mixed 28
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 48.4
SC Mixed 32.6
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%

 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 12,712 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: $1,162
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