MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 97.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics151% 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 Drive280% 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 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 19:46
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$304
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Memory 94.3
1-Core 146
2-Core 272
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 975
95% 759 Pts
64-Core 1,551
104% 1,551 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Device(7377 2000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
151% Outstanding
Lighting 211
Reflection 254
Parallax 197
171% 221 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 153
Splatting 135
128% 161 fps
Poor: 126%
This bench: 151%
Great: 164%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
544GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32B3T8EA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1198 548 828 948 940 946 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
280% Outstanding
Read 2,416
Write 1,645
Mixed 1,520
SusWrite 901
361% 1,621 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 79.9
264% 92.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1173
DQ Write 890
DQ Mixed 641
586% 902 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 280%
Great: 376%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
758GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 113 110 111 113 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 109
Write 109
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 111
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 24.7
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 28.8
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.3%
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 13,911 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: $1,141
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HDDRAMUSB
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