MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 98.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics149% 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 Drive317% 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.
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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201013
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 20:47
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Memory 94.3
1-Core 144
2-Core 280
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 917
93% 737 Pts
64-Core 1,134
76% 1,134 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3908) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
149% Outstanding
Lighting 210
Reflection 245
Parallax 191
170% 216 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 148
Splatting 132
125% 158 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 149%
Great: 166%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$142
241GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1590 1602 1612 1368 1369 1372 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
317% Outstanding
Read 2,510
Write 2,433
Mixed 1,476
SusWrite 1,486
443% 1,976 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 67.6
247% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,262
DQ Write 998
DQ Mixed 1,158
859% 1,139 MB/s
Poor: 245%
This bench: 317%
Great: 374%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$99
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 22.9
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 25.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 95%

 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 11,593 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: $1,184
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