MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 99.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive179% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 24 '21 at 23:11
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1660 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Memory 94.3
1-Core 147
2-Core 290
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 559
8-Core 854
90% 706 Pts
64-Core 1,109
74% 1,109 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
EVGA(3842 1067) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.4% Good
Lighting 92.2
Reflection 86.8
Parallax 75.7
74% 84.9 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 78.3
Splatting 69.9
61% 70.5 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDPEKNU512GZ 512GB
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 645 670 681 684 689 682 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
179% Outstanding
Read 776
Write 671
Mixed 633
SusWrite 675
155% 689 MB/s
4K Read 64.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 78.5
264% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 436
DQ Write 693
DQ Mixed 404
351% 511 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 179%
Great: 293%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
61.4% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 17.1
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 19.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 111%

 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 7 4 60 21.7" 1280 720 GSM5B34 MP59G
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 13,695 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,138
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