MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 161%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 165%
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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics152% 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)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 18:35
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 158
2-Core 314
106% 189 Pts
4-Core 633
8-Core 1,158
112% 895 Pts
64-Core 1,717
115% 1,717 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,074
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 3097 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Lighting 186
Reflection 202
Parallax 197
150% 195 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 200
Splatting 135
154% 160 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 152%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB-$100
824GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 475 477 485 487 486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 486
Mixed 386
SusWrite 482
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 51.4
176% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 276
227% 326 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 120%
Great: 119%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
59GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 466 466 469 473 407 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 467
Mixed 441
SusWrite 458
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 51.1
167% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 291
238% 338 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
211GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 272 269 271 272 272 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 475
Mixed 425
SusWrite 292
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55.6
193% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 230
207% 314 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 112 110 113 113 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 125
Write 110
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 112
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.1%
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 (85th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 32.3
108% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 46.6
SC Mixed 32.5
94% 32.9 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 12,474 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: $1,169
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