MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive302% 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)
Memory25.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20201215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 23:41
Run Duration614 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 98.2
1-Core 160
2-Core 319
105% 192 Pts
4-Core 617
8-Core 1,277
111% 947 Pts
64-Core 2160
134% 2160 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
Gigabyte(1458 4017) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 162
Reflection 161
Parallax 163
131% 162 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 140
Splatting 124
122% 159 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 127%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDS100T1X0E-00AFY0 1TB
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 613200WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2415 925 757 609 487 733 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 2,700
Write 2,557
Mixed 2,314
SusWrite 988
480% 2,140 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 79.7
272% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,305
DQ Write 923
DQ Mixed 1,027
790% 1,085 MB/s
Poor: 285%
This bench: 302%
Great: 603%
WDC WDS100T2G0A-00JH30 1TB
576GB free
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 465 468 470 467 470 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 483
Mixed 404
SusWrite 469
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 22.4
128% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 171
172% 278 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Viper M.2 VPN100 1TB
774GB free
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1765 994 1002 1004 1003 996 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,335
Write 2399
Mixed 1,574
SusWrite 1,127
365% 1,609 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 64.7
213% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,122
DQ Write 804
DQ Mixed 939
708% 955 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 231%
Great: 287%
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
663GB free
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1658 1512 1653 1653 1654 1654 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
286% Outstanding
Read 1,678
Write 1,655
Mixed 1,247
SusWrite 1,631
350% 1,553 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 79.2
264% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 926
DQ Write 744
DQ Mixed 313
376% 661 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 286%
Great: 295%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4400 C19 Series 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4267 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
137% Outstanding
MC Read 55
MC Write 52.2
MC Mixed 44.5
144% 50.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 52.7
SC Mixed 36.6
100% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 45
89% 45 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 137%
Great: 144%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 68: 10R 6G 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
68% 20% 80 284 225 60 55" 1920 1080 SNYF903 SONY TV *00
History: Score 31: 4R 2G 5B | Score 40: 4R 4G 8B | Score 61: 8R 5G 6B | Score 45: 5R 3G 11B | Score 59: 10R 2G 3B | Score 59: 8R 4G 7B | Score 58: 8R 6G 0B | Score 68: 10R 6G 0B
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 11,018 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,069
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