MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.5% 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 Drive361% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory59.8 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 07:57
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$460
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 89.4
1-Core 164
2-Core 324
106% 193 Pts
4-Core 629
8-Core 1,246
115% 937 Pts
64-Core 2,100
141% 2,100 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro RTX 4000
Nvidia(10DE 12A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
94.5% Outstanding
Lighting 117
Reflection 138
Parallax 123
94% 126 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 107
Splatting 118
95% 133 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 98%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$235
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2371 2417 2389 1698 1537 1545 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
361% Outstanding
Read 2,598
Write 2,434
Mixed 1,844
SusWrite 1,993
498% 2217 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 86.9
288% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,240
DQ Write 832
DQ Mixed 1035
773% 1,036 MB/s
Poor: 235%
This bench: 361%
Great: 393%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.6% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.2
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 127%

 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 9 7 30 32" 1280 720 ACI32A4 PA328
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 16,498 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,154
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