MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics28.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive288% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory16.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20211022
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 21 '22 at 20:15
Run Duration271 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU 32%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900KF-$401
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 91.4
1-Core 136
2-Core 242
91% 156 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 912
88% 705 Pts
64-Core 1,372
92% 1,372 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$155
Nvidia(10DE 1F82) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 511.09
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28.2% Poor
Lighting 36.3
Reflection 34.8
Parallax 30.5
29% 33.9 fps
MRender 28.1
Gravity 34.2
Splatting 29.9
27% 30.7 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$155
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1565 1576 1567 1262 1263 1281 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
288% Outstanding
Read 1,975
Write 1,616
Mixed 1,646
SusWrite 1419
374% 1,664 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 78.8
255% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,055
DQ Write 879
DQ Mixed 1002
741% 979 MB/s
Poor: 277%
This bench: 288%
Great: 481%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
211GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 389 392 331 331 335 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 387
Write 409
Mixed 404
SusWrite 362
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 47.4
157% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 324
244% 326 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 134%
WDC WD40EFAX-68JH4N1 4TB
209GB free
Firmware: 83.00A83
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 80 81 81 82 82 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
16.2% Very poor
Read 85.7
Write 82.9
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 81.3
18% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 10.9
4K Mixed 1
28% 8.53 MB/s
DQ Read 1
DQ Write 12
DQ Mixed 0.9
2% 4.63 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16.2%
Great: 40%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
603GB free
Firmware: 0301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 355 352 353 367 397 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 344
Write 339
Mixed 324
SusWrite 362
77% 342 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 25.3
81% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 173
127% 167 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$45
505GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 106 106 106 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 98.9
Write 103
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 106
66% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 62%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$80
542GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 84 84 84 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 85.4
Write 87.2
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 84.2
59% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19.5
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 20.1
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 63%
Great: 130%

 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 60 25" 1280 720 DEL413A DELL U2518D
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 19,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,111
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