MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 219%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 218%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 94.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics240% 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 Drive216% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory24.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '24 at 19:04
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-10700KF-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Memory 84
1-Core 144
2-Core 288
93% 172 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 987
94% 775 Pts
64-Core 1,403
87% 1,403 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 4070-TS (Ti-Super)-$800
CLim: 3120 MHz, MLim: 5250 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 551.23
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
240% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 362
Parallax 429
277% 377 fps
MRender 485
Gravity 321
Splatting 226
268% 344 fps
Poor: 237%
This bench: 240%
Great: 265%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$74
485GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1544 838 802 629 663 656 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 1,564
Write 1,729
Mixed 1,403
SusWrite 855
312% 1,388 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 63.2
215% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 954
DQ Write 606
DQ Mixed 803
592% 788 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 216%
Great: 276%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
78GB free
Firmware: 000F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 198 188 188 187 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 472
Write 194
Mixed 227
SusWrite 190
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 16.2
108% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 29.4
50% 96.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 72%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$51
339GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 165 163 162 161 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 145
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 163
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 99%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.6% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 22.6
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 23.4
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 126%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 71 60 60 23.5" 1280 720 IVM610E PL2481H
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 20,097 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 - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $970
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