MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
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 90.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics30% 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 Drive101% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateAug 03 '22 at 16:05
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 26%
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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 i5-10600K-$214
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Memory 85.8
1-Core 139
2-Core 269
91% 165 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 829
82% 670 Pts
64-Core 1,063
66% 1,063 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$115
Nvidia(10DE 11BF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30% Below average
Lighting 36.5
Reflection 39.2
Parallax 37.4
30% 37.7 fps
MRender 36.4
Gravity 38.3
Splatting 27.1
31% 33.9 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 500GB-$58
309GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 342 347 346 340 338 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 326
Mixed 309
SusWrite 341
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 39.7
146% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 259
220% 323 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 101%
Great: 132%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$30
305GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 140 146 150 146 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 147
Write 147
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 144
85% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C20 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 14.7
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 106%

 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 6 60 23.8" 1280 720 ACR0673 Acer VG240Y
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 8,713 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 - $173

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,145
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