MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 90.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics157% 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.
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 MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 26 '23 at 01:55
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700KF-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Memory 87.9
1-Core 143
2-Core 286
94% 172 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 816
81% 658 Pts
64-Core 1,177
73% 1,177 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$568
EVGA(3842 4767) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 235
Reflection 209
Parallax 201
192% 215 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 154
Splatting 137
131% 164 fps
Poor: 129%
This bench: 157%
Great: 159%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$129
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 483
Write 437
Mixed 362
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 42.7
151% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 342
259% 349 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 124%
WD Purple 4TB (2014)-$82
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 141 143 141 141 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 115
Write 116
Mixed 28.9
SusWrite 140
72% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
77% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 100%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$41
114GB free
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 101 101 103 102 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 98.5
Write 100
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 102
72% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$50
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.4% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.1
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.6
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 21: 2R 2G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
21% 12% 75 219 60 60 23.8" 1920 1080 AUS24D4 ASUS VZ24EHE
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 10,880 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,176
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