MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics45% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive285% 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)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 18 '21 at 17:21
Run Duration254 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$170
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Memory 88.5
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 184
74% 124 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 714
69% 553 Pts
64-Core 1,000
67% 1,000 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 947 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45% Average
Lighting 55.8
Reflection 68.3
Parallax 80.7
45% 68.3 fps
MRender 59
Gravity 55
Splatting 41.7
45% 51.9 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
634GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32B3T8EA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1285 899 835 790 934 940 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 2,489
Write 1,688
Mixed 1,549
SusWrite 947
372% 1,668 MB/s
4K Read 62
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 83
275% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,082
DQ Write 815
DQ Mixed 630
557% 842 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 285%
Great: 369%
Usb3.0 External Device 240GB
7GB free
Firmware: T3.0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 310
Write 325
Mixed 289
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 22.6
77% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 31.9
28% 41.5 MB/s
Poor: 28% Great: 45%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
316GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 173 176 171 176 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 177
Mixed 91.1
SusWrite 174
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
30GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 137 129 127 128 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 138
Write 138
Mixed 93.1
SusWrite 132
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 108%
Hitachi HUS724030ALA640 3TB
27GB free
Firmware: MF8OABW0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 88 92 95 102 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 101
Write 101
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 94.9
64% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 95%
Hitachi HUA723030ALA641 3TB
309GB free
Firmware: MKAOA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 88 86 87 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 81.3
Write 85
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 86.8
56% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$85
359GB free
Firmware: AP2E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 94 92 92 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 85.6
Write 76.5
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 92.6
57% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 69%
MM0500EBKAE 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: HPG2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 113 112 110 111 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 115
Write 113
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 111
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 63%
JMicron 320GB
266GB free
Firmware: 0508
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 104 66 97 74 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 91.1
Write 7.5
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 90.7
38% 52.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 57%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA660 500GB
19GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 73 74 75 74 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 81.6
Write 77.8
Mixed 51.4
SusWrite 73.9
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 25
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 94%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 32: 2R 5G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
32% 22% 64 173 28 60 21.7" 1920 1080 GSM5B55 LG FULL HD
History:
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Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,168
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