MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive160% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '22 at 09:07
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400F-$131
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Memory 94.3
1-Core 121
2-Core 244
86% 153 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 741
70% 580 Pts
64-Core 956
59% 956 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
Nvidia(10DE 1132) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 526.98
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.6% Very good
Lighting 92.4
Reflection 105
Parallax 94.5
75% 97.3 fps
MRender 88.1
Gravity 90
Splatting 80.8
72% 86.3 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SNVS250G 250GB
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8J41100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1017 1285 118 120 174 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 1,594
Write 1538
Mixed 697
SusWrite 477
240% 1,076 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 40.6
175% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 399
281% 356 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 160%
Great: 214%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$45
48GB free
Firmware: M3CR043
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 454 449 456 456 427 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 390
Write 465
Mixed 398
SusWrite 447
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 55
181% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 156
173% 292 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
SSD 1TB 1TB
930GB free
Firmware: S1120A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 434 429 437 436 436 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 454
Mixed 376
SusWrite 434
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 28.3
129% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 44.5
89% 175 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 172%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 31.3
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 43.1
SC Mixed 28.5
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 104%
Great: 119%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 55: 5R 8G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
55% 30% 63 218 60 120 23.5" 1280 720 VSC0437 VX2458-mhd
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 12,236 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 - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,028
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