MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 155%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 168%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 98%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics158% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive246% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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)
Memory24 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 20:21
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$398
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 149
2-Core 294
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 1,053
98% 794 Pts
64-Core 1,989
134% 1,989 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 98%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Asus(1043 87C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
158% Outstanding
Lighting 224
Reflection 212
Parallax 206
181% 214 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 155
Splatting 136
130% 163 fps
Poor: 126%
This bench: 158%
Great: 167%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG SPECTRIX S20G 1TB
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0287
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1648 1694 922 263 259 254 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
246% Outstanding
Read 2,220
Write 1742
Mixed 1,238
SusWrite 840
336% 1,510 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 66
227% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 651
DQ Write 954
DQ Mixed 812
611% 805 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 246%
Great: 318%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$80
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 171 170 173 172 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 151
Write 158
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 171
90% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 30.6
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 29.3
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 39: 4R 4G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
39% 58% 26 292 214 144 27" 2560 1440 AUS27A4 ROG PG27U
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 16,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,115
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