MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.6% 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 Drive201% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201013
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 23 '22 at 15:43
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400F-$124
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Memory 86
1-Core 122
2-Core 238
85% 149 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 751
75% 597 Pts
64-Core 948
64% 948 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
31.6% Below average
Lighting 40
Reflection 38.5
Parallax 36.4
32% 38.3 fps
MRender 34
Gravity 39.1
Splatting 25.8
31% 33 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 923 554 514 174 195 196 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1656
Write 1,530
Mixed 482
SusWrite 426
227% 1,023 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 72.8
218% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1035
DQ Write 755
DQ Mixed 436
450% 742 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 201%
Great: 324%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.4
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 37: 3R 5G 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
37% 11% 138 323 255 60 27.5" 1280 720 SAM0C4D U28E590
History: Score 1: 0R 0G 1B | Score 37: 3R 5G 7B
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 22,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,101
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