MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 15:33
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 97
1-Core 158
2-Core 322
107% 192 Pts
4-Core 628
8-Core 1,125
110% 876 Pts
64-Core 1,736
116% 1,736 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$55
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 635 647 348 275 444 423 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,389
Write 1,753
Mixed 1,360
SusWrite 462
279% 1,241 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 77.6
271% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1220
DQ Write 764
DQ Mixed 686
594% 890 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 212%
Great: 233%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OAC70
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 180 185 184 182 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 168
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 184
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G32C16U4BL.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 42.8
MC Write 43.7
MC Mixed 29.7
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 48.3
SC Mixed 32.4
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%

 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 12,196 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: $1,167
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