MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200521
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 01:27
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$576
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 151
2-Core 303
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 582
8-Core 1,031
101% 806 Pts
64-Core 2,006
135% 2,006 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.59
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.9% Outstanding
Lighting 373
Reflection 311
Parallax 369
98% 351 fps
MRender 320
Gravity 329
Splatting 214
96% 288 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 121%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2G0A-00JH30 1TB
857GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411040WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 434 457 457 457 456 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 466
Mixed 264
SusWrite 450
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 29.8
120% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 201
187% 290 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown GD2.1542WS.003 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.2% Very good
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 23.1
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 23.3
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 93%

 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 1,936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,049
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