MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.82% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive282% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 27 '21 at 11:11
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 79.6
1-Core 145
2-Core 220
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 872
80% 650 Pts
64-Core 1,031
69% 1,031 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7C75) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8783
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
5.82% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 10.2
Parallax 9.1
5% 8.47 fps
MRender 12.4
Gravity 7.9
Splatting 0.3
7% 6.87 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.82%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1920 801 811 817 812 816 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
282% Outstanding
Read 2,452
Write 2,311
Mixed 1,785
SusWrite 996
422% 1,886 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 81
265% 89.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,165
DQ Write 659
DQ Mixed 887
667% 904 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 282%
Great: 332%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
800GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 485 486 486 487 485 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 375
Write 473
Mixed 461
SusWrite 485
102% 448 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 53.9
179% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 353
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 116%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown R019D408GX2-3200C16A 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
66.6% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 19
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 19.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 81.3
49% 81.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 107%

 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 10,370 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,173
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HDDRAMUSB
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