MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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.
Graphics106% 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 Drive97.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 03:18
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 10900K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$409
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 151
2-Core 298
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 1,132
102% 834 Pts
64-Core 2,058
138% 2,058 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 98%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3525 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 182
Parallax 135
106% 150 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 120
Splatting 109
105% 138 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team T253X2512G 512GB
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 419 423 424 421 374 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 416
Mixed 387
SusWrite 412
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 31.4
143% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 48
89% 172 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 217 216 218 217 217 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 24.2
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 28.8
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 105%

 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 8 5 120 23.6" 1280 720 VTK0236 GFV24C
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 18,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $160

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