MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics57.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive134% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '21 at 17:22
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11600K-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Memory 79
1-Core 188
2-Core 374
114% 214 Pts
4-Core 748
8-Core 1,097
119% 922 Pts
64-Core 1,125
76% 1,125 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.6% Above average
Lighting 72
Reflection 75.7
Parallax 69.2
58% 72.3 fps
MRender 66.8
Gravity 71.3
Splatting 67.4
57% 68.5 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 62%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 461 451 485 398 345 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 489
Mixed 454
SusWrite 435
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 69.6
238% 86.1 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 326
236% 308 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 134%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15/8G 029E CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 28.9
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 25.3
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 82.5
48% 82.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 63: 9R 5G 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
63% 11% 161 325 246 60 24" 1920 1080 BNQ7F32 ZOWIE XL LCD
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 17,768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,160
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