MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
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 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.3% 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 Drive116% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 10:02
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU4%
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 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 i5-10400F-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 128
2-Core 261
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 787
80% 632 Pts
64-Core 951
64% 951 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80.3% Excellent
Lighting 101
Reflection 109
Parallax 101
82% 104 fps
MRender 96.4
Gravity 97.8
Splatting 97.1
79% 97.1 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 318 319 319 311 306 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 482
Mixed 465
SusWrite 323
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 57.8
191% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 356
266% 354 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 116%
Great: 128%
Sandisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB
0GB free
Firmware: Z2311006
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 472
Write 319
Mixed 233
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 15.7
110% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 86.1
111% 196 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
185GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 124 124 124 124 125 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 88.9
Write 120
Mixed 66.4
SusWrite 121
73% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
98% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3294 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 27.7
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
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 13,971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,147
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