MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 154%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 103%, 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 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)
Memory26.8 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 18:41
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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 (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 157
2-Core 312
105% 188 Pts
4-Core 593
8-Core 1,107
106% 850 Pts
64-Core 1665
112% 1665 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
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 (92nd percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 180
Reflection 195
Parallax 191
145% 188 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 192
Splatting 128
148% 154 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 146%
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: 482 481 486 488 487 487 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 488
Mixed 390
SusWrite 485
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 49.7
173% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 277
226% 323 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 119%
Great: 119%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
59GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 470 472 473 473 394 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 474
Mixed 446
SusWrite 458
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 51.8
170% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 292
237% 337 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
211GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 274 273 272 273 272 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 481
Mixed 418
SusWrite 294
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 54.7
188% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 221
203% 312 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 112%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 114 113 112 113 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 127
Write 102
Mixed 100
SusWrite 113
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
134% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.9%
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 37.4
MC Write 42.5
MC Mixed 32.3
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 32.4
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 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 12,827 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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