MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 199%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 213%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics197% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive286% 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 US Desktop
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory22.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201007
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 18:30
Run Duration325 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 94.6
1-Core 148
2-Core 296
101% 180 Pts
4-Core 592
8-Core 1,109
106% 850 Pts
64-Core 1,958
131% 1,958 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
197% Outstanding
Lighting 249
Reflection 239
Parallax 273
201% 254 fps
MRender 304
Gravity 227
Splatting 165
192% 232 fps
Poor: 150%
This bench: 197%
Great: 227%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
538GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1608 1509 1467 1440 1412 1469 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
286% Outstanding
Read 2,562
Write 2,100
Mixed 1,702
SusWrite 1,484
439% 1,962 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 64.2
211% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,134
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 229
267% 491 MB/s
Poor: 239%
This bench: 286%
Great: 378%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
463GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2003 1895 1514 1411 1459 1403 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 2,588
Write 2,060
Mixed 1,779
SusWrite 1614
450% 2,011 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 63.4
211% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,134
DQ Write 97.1
DQ Mixed 203
252% 478 MB/s
Poor: 239%
This bench: 295%
Great: 378%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$146
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP1R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 188 184 187 182 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 174
Mixed 61.6
SusWrite 186
111% 153 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
461% 3.47 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 31.1
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 120%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 52: 9R 1G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
52% 40% 35 173 74 144 27" 2560 1440 ACI27EC ROG PG279Q
History: Score 30: 3R 2G 9B | Score 45: 6R 3G 6B | Score 52: 9R 1G 4B
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 13,893 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: $1,145
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