MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.13% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive125% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201123
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 18 '21 at 06:00
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 160
2-Core 313
106% 189 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 1,194
109% 890 Pts
64-Core 2,029
136% 2,029 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7C75) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
6.13% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 10.5
Parallax 9.2
5% 8.6 fps
MRender 13.9
Gravity 8.6
Splatting 0
8% 7.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.13%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 489 490 489 488 440 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 490
Mixed 402
SusWrite 481
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 57
190% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 125%
Great: 133%
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
570GB free
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 477 437 486 481 483 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 438
Mixed 393
SusWrite 475
100% 441 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 48.1
151% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 253
216% 318 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 119%
Crucial BX500 960GB-$113
200GB free
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 266 267 210 4.1 4.1 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 514
Write 258
Mixed 333
SusWrite 170
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 29
134% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 40
74% 144 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 30.5
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 31.9
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 10 9 60 23" 1280 720 HWP3152 HP E231i
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 14,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,136
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