MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 155%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 168%
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics154% 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 Drive179% 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 11 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)
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 18 '22 at 19:49
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-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 i9-10900K-$367
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 97.6
1-Core 139
2-Core 293
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 553
8-Core 1,074
101% 814 Pts
64-Core 2,049
138% 2,049 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 515.66
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
154% Outstanding
Lighting 165
Reflection 280
Parallax 217
134% 221 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 218
Splatting 160
179% 208 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 154%
Great: 228%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 562 573 634 661 666 669 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
179% Outstanding
Read 720
Write 636
Mixed 657
SusWrite 628
149% 660 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 76.3
247% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 724
DQ Mixed 1,012
695% 857 MB/s
Poor: 214%
This bench: 179%
Great: 362%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 42.7
MC Write 45.1
MC Mixed 33.5
116% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 51
SC Mixed 34.7
103% 36.2 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 115%
Great: 133%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 67: 9R 7G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
67% 32% 53 307 234 144 34.1" 2560 1080 GSM76FE LG ULTRAWIDE
History: Score 51: 6R 4G 9B | Score 67: 9R 7G 1B
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 23,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,085
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