MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive37.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/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)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200324
Uptime10.4 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 17:34
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 126
2-Core 247
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 766
80% 628 Pts
64-Core 1,007
68% 1,007 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Gigabyte(1458 4014) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Lighting 106
Reflection 99.2
Parallax 92.7
86% 99.3 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 87.2
Splatting 78.9
75% 97.5 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 480GB-$44
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.9 4.9 165 260 157 7.2 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 510
Write 440
Mixed 12
SusWrite 99.7
58% 265 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 0.4
42% 10.7 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
587GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 70 70 68 70 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 167
Write 67.3
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 69.9
71% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 23.8
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 26
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 89%

 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 12,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,114
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $94SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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