MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 98.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive182% 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)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 15 '22 at 00:53
Run Duration357 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700KF-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 147
2-Core 289
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 1,010
96% 773 Pts
64-Core 1,569
105% 1,569 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
PNY(196E 136E) ≥ 4GB; pny Nvidia RTX 3070.
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.77
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (147 fps cap detected)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 147
Reflection 147
Parallax 147
119% 147 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 147
Splatting 133
119% 142 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 119%
Great: 166%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$97
653GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1339 827 796 665 623 543 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
182% Outstanding
Read 1,538
Write 1,755
Mixed 1425
SusWrite 799
310% 1,379 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 52.2
177% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 418
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 481
334% 416 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 182%
Great: 273%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMH16GX4M2D3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 26.9
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.9
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 123%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 70: 10R 6G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
70% 30% 61 168 137 165 27" 2560 1440 GBT2716 G27QC A
History: Score 51: 5R 6G 8B | Score 55: 8R 2G 9B | Score 50: 5R 5G 10B | Score 55: 6R 7G 4B | Score 53: 7R 6G 0B | Score 70: 10R 6G 2B
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 22,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,099
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