MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 183%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 172%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics215% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive154% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 03:17
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$214
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Memory 84.4
1-Core 137
2-Core 264
91% 162 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 837
84% 666 Pts
64-Core 1,096
74% 1,096 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 403F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
215% Outstanding
Lighting 281
Reflection 251
Parallax 285
227% 272 fps
MRender 317
Gravity 236
Splatting 174
200% 243 fps
Poor: 150%
This bench: 215%
Great: 227%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 403 402 404 401 403 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 1,027
Write 400
Mixed 592
SusWrite 403
134% 605 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 53.6
195% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 865
DQ Write 396
DQ Mixed 410
363% 557 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 154%
Great: 238%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 111 119 119 119 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 101
Write 119
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 115
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.3
156% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
62.6% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 107%

 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 12,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,155
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