MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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.
Graphics142% 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)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 18:31
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 156
2-Core 306
104% 186 Pts
4-Core 624
8-Core 1,085
107% 855 Pts
64-Core 1,686
113% 1,686 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 106%
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 above expectations (80th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 175
Reflection 190
Parallax 181
142% 182 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 185
Splatting 127
142% 149 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 142%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB-$95
824GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 449 466 489 489 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 489
Mixed 370
SusWrite 476
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 49.7
162% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 271
224% 322 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 115%
Great: 119%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
59GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 458 466 471 472 405 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 470
Mixed 442
SusWrite 456
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 50.8
172% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 292
238% 337 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
211GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 272 272 272 271 272 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 300
Mixed 346
SusWrite 292
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 55.9
192% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 232
208% 315 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 112 112 113 112 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 117
Write 107
Mixed 87.1
SusWrite 112
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 65.7%
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)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 32.1
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 46
SC Mixed 32.4
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
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 12,816 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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