MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 153%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 156%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics148% 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 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 29 '21 at 01:00
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 94.8
1-Core 155
2-Core 310
104% 187 Pts
4-Core 604
8-Core 1,090
106% 847 Pts
64-Core 1,658
111% 1,658 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 3097 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Lighting 185
Reflection 194
Parallax 191
149% 190 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 191
Splatting 129
147% 154 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 148%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB-$109
786GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 458 467 471 472 474 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 483
Mixed 375
SusWrite 469
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 47.6
165% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 264
220% 319 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 116%
Great: 119%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
169GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 456 465 461 398 388 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 453
Mixed 441
SusWrite 438
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 50.9
168% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 292
238% 339 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$50
210GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 273 273 272 270 270 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 482
Mixed 400
SusWrite 292
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 53.3
181% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 231
208% 315 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 117 120 119 121 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 114
Write 87.2
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 118
73% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
144% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 68%
WD Elements 2620 4TB
3TB free, PID 2620
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 107 105 106 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 116
Write 103
Mixed 64
SusWrite 106
129% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.7
242% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 31.2
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 31.4
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 57.6
70% 57.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%

 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 13,925 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 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,157
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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Intel Core i7-10700K $319Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
HDDRAMUSB
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