MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 147%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 98.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics145% 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 Drive115% 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)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 20:05
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$287
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Memory 93.4
1-Core 125
2-Core 294
95% 171 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 1,050
100% 803 Pts
64-Core 1,592
107% 1,592 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,074
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Lighting 179
Reflection 195
Parallax 186
145% 187 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 189
Splatting 127
146% 151 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 145%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB-$95
828GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 465 474 485 486 486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 471
Mixed 351
SusWrite 479
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 46.5
162% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 272
222% 316 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 115%
Great: 119%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
156GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 467 468 453 392 397 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 473
Mixed 445
SusWrite 440
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 50
173% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 292
238% 337 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
211GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 273 272 272 271 272 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 378
Mixed 417
SusWrite 292
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 51.7
175% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 229
206% 314 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 113 112 114 113 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 110
Write 96.2
Mixed 87.1
SusWrite 112
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 31.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 45.4
SC Mixed 30.8
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%

 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 12,831 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: $1,159
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