MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 11 '21 at 00:24
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 149
2-Core 298
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 588
8-Core 939
97% 764 Pts
64-Core 1,196
80% 1,196 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.1% Very good
Lighting 96
Reflection 107
Parallax 99.3
78% 101 fps
MRender 95
Gravity 98
Splatting 95.3
79% 96.1 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$46
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0328D Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,661
Write 1,068
Mixed 125
207% 951 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 72.9
232% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 832
DQ Write 644
DQ Mixed 488
433% 654 MB/s
Poor: 133% Great: 271%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
61GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 371 370 368 241 207 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 433
Mixed 414
SusWrite 327
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 46.2
168% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 127%
Kingston A400 240GB-$29
70GB free
Firmware: S3Z40107
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 363 131 73 69 43 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 455
Write 397
Mixed 358
SusWrite 181
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 19.3
97% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 42.4
84% 162 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 101%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
429GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 183 182 184 184 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 114
Mixed 28
SusWrite 182
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 100%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G32C16U4BL.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 26.3
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 31.2
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 109%

 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 11 9 144 27" 1280 720 MSI3CB5 MSI G271
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 13,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,117
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