MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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.
Graphics48.7% 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 Drive141% 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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201123
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 11 '21 at 14:26
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU0%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-3GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$385
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 92.5
1-Core 150
2-Core 298
101% 180 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 1,182
110% 889 Pts
64-Core 2,011
135% 2,011 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.7% Average
Lighting 59.5
Reflection 61.6
Parallax 57.1
48% 59.4 fps
MRender 61.6
Gravity 61.3
Splatting 56.3
50% 59.7 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 267 273 273 272 272 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 1,228
Write 622
Mixed 670
SusWrite 289
155% 702 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 39.7
215% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 462
DQ Write 41.7
DQ Mixed 225
171% 243 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 141%
Great: 233%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
897GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 181 166 175 177 182 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 130
Write 143
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 173
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
110% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.3% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 21.1
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 25.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 107%

 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 12 10 60 27" 1280 720 AUS27D4 VZ279HEG1R
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 15,865 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,170
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