MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 153%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics153% 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 Drive59.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200820
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 23:02
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 144
2-Core 288
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 568
8-Core 1,011
99% 790 Pts
64-Core 1,496
100% 1,496 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3885) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (189 fps cap detected)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 189
Reflection 189
Parallax 189
153% 189 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 189
Splatting 167
152% 182 fps
Poor: 161%
This bench: 153%
Great: 226%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$55
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S3401103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 438 315 20 191 18 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 503
Write 22.3
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 235
44% 204 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 20.9
4K Mixed 12.7
69% 20.3 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 85.5
DQ Mixed 89.2
73% 106 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 102%
HyperX Fury 240GB-$193
63GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 139 138 129 125 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 323
Write 192
Mixed 237
SusWrite 133
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 38.6
137% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 174
132% 176 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
723GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 149 149 150 152 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 150
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 150
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3733 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 27.3
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 29.9
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 116%

 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 12,771 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,119
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