MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 100%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 99.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99% 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 Drive212% 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 MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 20:02
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 145
2-Core 293
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 994
98% 780 Pts
64-Core 1,377
92% 1,377 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99% Outstanding
Lighting 113
Reflection 165
Parallax 106
91% 128 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 138
Splatting 120
108% 124 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 99%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
677GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 539 466 460 457 445 449 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1535
Write 1,711
Mixed 1419
SusWrite 469
288% 1,284 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 71.9
251% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,160
DQ Write 822
DQ Mixed 1,022
755% 1,001 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 212%
Great: 274%
Lexar 240GB SSD 240GB
120GB free
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 52 52 52 52 52 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 106%
WDC WDS120G2G0B-00EPW0 120GB
11GB free
Firmware: UI510000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 453
Write 257
Mixed 264
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 19.4
79% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 57.1
DQ Mixed 38.5
42% 71.3 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 52%
Kingston A400 240GB-$31
81GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 40 41 40 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
13.7% Very poor
Read 38.6
Write 41.8
Mixed 35
SusWrite 40.4
9% 38.9 MB/s
4K Read 8.4
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 7.8
28% 9 MB/s
DQ Read 20.5
DQ Write 19.6
DQ Mixed 8.1
9% 16.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 95%
Seagate ST1000LM 035-1RK172 1TB
377GB free
Firmware: 3202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 30 28 29 30 29 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
19% Very poor
Read 36.2
Write 39.9
Mixed 30.6
SusWrite 28.9
25% 33.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.2
132% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 19%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KD4AGU880-36A180U 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 31.6
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 30.5
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 105%
Great: 123%

 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 12,234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 150%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,167
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