MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 236%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 254%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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.
Graphics233% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive304% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200820
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '21 at 16:11
Run Duration312 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$442
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 153
2-Core 300
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 1,118
106% 857 Pts
64-Core 2031
136% 2031 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Nvidia(10DE 147D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
233% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 288
Parallax 351
247% 315 fps
MRender 346
Gravity 253
Splatting 184
215% 261 fps
Poor: 189%
This bench: 233%
Great: 262%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$125
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1688 1686 1704 1643 488 790 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 2,321
Write 1,619
Mixed 1298
SusWrite 1,333
367% 1,643 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 80.4
262% 89.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,192
DQ Write 958
DQ Mixed 1,062
798% 1,071 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 304%
Great: 349%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL16G36C16U4R.M8FB1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 29
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 49.8
SC Mixed 32.1
100% 34.9 GB/s
Latency 50.9
78% 50.9 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 133%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 46: 6R 4G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
46% 17% 81 110 5 165 31.5" 2560 1440 GSM776F LG ULTRAGEAR
History: Score 50: 4R 8G 6B | Score 74: 9R 9G 2B | Score 57: 7R 7G 1B | Score 48: 6R 5G 3B | Score 46: 6R 4G 4B
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 18,169 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 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,104
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