MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 90.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive95.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '21 at 07:33
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 above expectations (70th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Memory 91.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 244
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 768
79% 623 Pts
64-Core 1,001
67% 1,001 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
EVGA(3842 3657) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 136
Reflection 122
Parallax 126
110% 128 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 105
Splatting 91.1
90% 114 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 426 427 433 433 435 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 268
Mixed 272
SusWrite 429
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 22.7
125% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 213
185% 277 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 116%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$157
917GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2366 2205 1494 1494 1505 1511 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
341% Outstanding
Read 2,553
Write 2,309
Mixed 1,746
SusWrite 1,762
470% 2,093 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 84.4
282% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 1,092
DQ Write 883
DQ Mixed 1,002
746% 992 MB/s
Poor: 250%
This bench: 341%
Great: 380%
Seagate Expansion Desk 8TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 108 119 125 119 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 95.5
Write 91.9
Mixed 91.2
SusWrite 115
73% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.6
215% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 95%
SABRENT 120GB
51GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 150 83 51 52 51 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 13% Great: 25%
WD My Passport 500GB
372GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 84 83 81 82 83 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
34% Below average
Read 67.6
Write 62.1
Mixed 45.9
SusWrite 82.3
88% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 34%
Great: 38%
WD My Book 1140 2TB
877GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 92 92 91 92 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Read 85.9
Write 88
Mixed 71.9
SusWrite 91.4
115% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
77% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.6% Very good
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 21.9
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 11,269 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,124
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