MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 154%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 155%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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 106%, 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory28.4 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 21:09
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 158
2-Core 317
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 624
8-Core 1,047
106% 836 Pts
64-Core 1,702
114% 1,702 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 106%
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 189
146% 188 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 190
Splatting 129
146% 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: 483 482 485 482 486 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 478
Mixed 379
SusWrite 484
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 51.1
177% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 276
226% 324 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 120%
Great: 119%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$59
156GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 467 469 469 439 397 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 470
Mixed 449
SusWrite 452
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 52.6
172% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 294
239% 339 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
211GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 273 272 271 272 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 469
Mixed 436
SusWrite 292
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 57.3
200% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 230
208% 316 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 116%
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 (98th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 129
Write 98.2
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 112
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
123% 1 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 69.1%
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 way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 43
MC Mixed 31.6
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 46.9
SC Mixed 33.6
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
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 12,564 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: $1,184
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