MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 98.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90.9% 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 Drive124% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 14:05
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600KF-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 539
8-Core 912
92% 726 Pts
64-Core 1,131
76% 1,131 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Asus(1043 86F0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Lighting 116
Reflection 110
Parallax 113
94% 113 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 102
Splatting 94.2
87% 112 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 500GB-$95
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 487 489 488 367 355 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 487
Mixed 450
SusWrite 445
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 58.1
192% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 356
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 124%
Great: 134%
Samsung 860 Pro 2TB-$355
821GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 489 490 490 491 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 486
Mixed 451
SusWrite 490
109% 486 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 55.6
186% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 353
266% 357 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 125%
Great: 132%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 26.1
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.6
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 107%

 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 14,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,171
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