MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 153%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 102%, 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 Drive120% 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)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 21:03
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$284
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 87.8
1-Core 158
2-Core 314
104% 187 Pts
4-Core 626
8-Core 1,196
113% 911 Pts
64-Core 1,707
115% 1,707 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
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 (92nd percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 181
Reflection 195
Parallax 204
146% 193 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 190
Splatting 128
147% 152 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 146%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB-$100
828GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 473 482 487 490 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 491
Mixed 392
SusWrite 484
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 50.1
177% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 279
228% 325 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 120%
Great: 119%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
156GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 471 472 475 439 399 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 452
Mixed 404
SusWrite 454
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 53
173% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 293
238% 339 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 119%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
211GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 272 271 271 269 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 483
Mixed 431
SusWrite 290
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 57.2
197% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 224
204% 312 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 112 114 114 113 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 122
Write 101
Mixed 93.2
SusWrite 112
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.2%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.3% Very good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 22
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 23.7
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 115%

 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 12,496 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: $1,153
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HDDRAMUSB
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