MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 113%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive434% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '21 at 23:24
Run Duration241 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700K-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Memory 88.9
1-Core 181
2-Core 369
115% 213 Pts
4-Core 736
8-Core 1,344
130% 1,040 Pts
64-Core 1,714
115% 1,714 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Asus(1043 8733) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.8% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 131
Parallax 121
92% 122 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 97.4
Splatting 94.3
83% 109 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$180
613GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2792 2004 1955 1977 1944 2040 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
434% Outstanding
Read 2,793
Write 2,583
Mixed 2,946
SusWrite 2,118
588% 2,610 MB/s
4K Read 85.4
4K Write 220
4K Mixed 122
403% 143 MB/s
DQ Read 1,635
DQ Write 1,399
DQ Mixed 1,491
1,124% 1,508 MB/s
Poor: 290%
This bench: 434%
Great: 458%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
931GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 488 488 488 486 486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 483
Mixed 449
SusWrite 487
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 64.9
215% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 346
260% 349 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 133%
Great: 134%
WDC WD40EZAZ-00SF3B0 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 152 150 152 152 153 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
23.2% Poor
Read 154
Write 149
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 152
31% 138 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 10.9
4K Mixed 1.1
27% 8.43 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 13
DQ Mixed 1.3
3% 5.17 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 47.6
MC Write 46.3
MC Mixed 36.3
124% 43.4 GB/s
SC Read 28.6
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 34.6
104% 36.4 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 119%
Great: 118%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 33: 6R 0G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
33% 38% 24 308 228 60 26.9" 2560 1440 BNQ7F47 BenQ SW2700
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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