MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive128% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '23 at 00:58
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-11400F-$112
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 79.2
1-Core 117
2-Core 288
86% 161 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 726
80% 630 Pts
64-Core 862
53% 862 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$283
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 532.03
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 137
Reflection 121
Parallax 125
111% 128 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 106
Splatting 90.4
90% 113 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 1TB-$100
887GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 480 480 479 462 470 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 473
Mixed 456
SusWrite 475
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 60.7
204% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 341
255% 339 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 128%
Great: 137%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$72
191GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 280 279 280 279 279 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 475
Mixed 398
SusWrite 295
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 51.8
189% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 227
201% 303 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 111%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2E3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 35.1
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 28.1
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 82.1
49% 82.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 20,517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,012
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