MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 249%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 267%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics242% 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 Drive279% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201013
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateSep 27 '22 at 22:42
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User LBN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 97.5
1-Core 155
2-Core 306
102% 186 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 1,120
103% 864 Pts
64-Core 2,070
128% 2,070 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,217
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 5275 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
242% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 306
Parallax 330
256% 317 fps
MRender 365
Gravity 267
Splatting 196
227% 276 fps
Poor: 194%
This bench: 242%
Great: 258%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$57
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 811 668 656 656 664 656 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
279% Outstanding
Read 2,520
Write 2,330
Mixed 1,686
SusWrite 685
403% 1,805 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 84.8
285% 99.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,228
DQ Write 912
DQ Mixed 1,047
789% 1,063 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 279%
Great: 340%
XPG SPECTRIX S40G 1TB
485GB free
Firmware: VB411D43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1364 597 640 415 398 442 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,628
Write 1,357
Mixed 1,288
SusWrite 643
327% 1,479 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 75.7
250% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,209
DQ Write 826
DQ Mixed 1,137
816% 1,057 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 268%
Great: 330%
Seagate ST6000VX0011-1T317Z 6TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 152 151 146 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 77.9
SusWrite 150
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
292% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4000 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
106% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 43.8
MC Mixed 30.6
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 50.4
SC Mixed 34.7
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
Great: 141%

 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 30 165 27" 1280 720 ACI27EC ROG PG279Q
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 12,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 147%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $971
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