MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 195%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 182%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics216% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:40
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$208
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Memory 93.6
1-Core 136
2-Core 264
92% 165 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 843
82% 671 Pts
64-Core 1117
69% 1117 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$740
Asus(1043 8822) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4850 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
216% Outstanding
Lighting 282
Reflection 253
Parallax 284
228% 273 fps
MRender 319
Gravity 238
Splatting 175
202% 244 fps
Poor: 147%
This bench: 216%
Great: 227%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU630 240GB
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S190802a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 233 153 55 306 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 8.5
Write 330
Mixed 17.9
SusWrite 156
30% 128 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 11.7
68% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 12.8
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 16.9
54% 108 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$35
366GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 187 188 188 190 192 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 101
Mixed 78.4
SusWrite 189
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 113%
Seagate Portable 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0712
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 126 128 126 130 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 101
Write 124
Mixed 80.6
SusWrite 129
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
195% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$35
931GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 194 192 193 193 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 140
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 192
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4D 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 24.5
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 37.2
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 101%

 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 36 30 144 23.5" 1280 720 MSI3BA0 MSI G24C4
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 11,001 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: $1,059
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