MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing 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.
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 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics97.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200722
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 18:40
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing 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 i5-10400F-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 124
2-Core 247
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 711
78% 600 Pts
64-Core 890
60% 890 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
EVGA(3842 3657) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.8% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 112
Parallax 123
106% 122 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 104
Splatting 89.9
88% 112 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$116
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1417
Write 1484
Mixed 1,065
295% 1,322 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 70.8
256% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 29
DQ Mixed 23.4
94% 229 MB/s
Poor: 131% Great: 257%
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 447 442 441 443 441 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 485
Mixed 404
SusWrite 447
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 48.7
166% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 267
224% 326 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 26.6
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 38.3
SC Mixed 28.8
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 109%

 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 12,227 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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