MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 160%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 162%
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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics154% 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 Drive119% 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 29 '21 at 04:56
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 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-$293
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 158
2-Core 318
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 614
8-Core 1,086
106% 850 Pts
64-Core 1,701
114% 1,701 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,013
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 3097 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Lighting 189
Reflection 203
Parallax 197
152% 196 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 201
Splatting 134
155% 160 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 154%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB-$90
817GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 458 466 488 484 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 489
Mixed 314
SusWrite 477
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 49.6
174% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 269
221% 318 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 119%
Great: 119%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$59
153GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 468 465 436 395 398 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 474
Mixed 452
SusWrite 438
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 53.1
171% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 295
239% 339 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
211GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 274 272 273 273 272 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 490
Mixed 400
SusWrite 293
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 58.6
205% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 227
206% 315 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 118%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 112 114 114 113 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 123
Write 104
Mixed 88.1
SusWrite 112
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.5%
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 (81st percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 30.7
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 33
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
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 12,707 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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HDDRAMUSB
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