MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics146% 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 Drive114% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200820
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 30 '21 at 08:08
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700K-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 93.3
1-Core 112
2-Core 222
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 804
78% 623 Pts
64-Core 1,164
78% 1,164 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
EVGA(3842 6796) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 297
Parallax 189
148% 223 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 186
Splatting 127
144% 151 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 146%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB
231GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 298 367 370 372 372 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 482
Mixed 443
SusWrite 352
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 55.2
181% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 114%
Great: 126%
Hitachi HTS541010A7E630 1TB
694GB free
Firmware: SE0ZB4A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 99 99 98 98 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 79.1
Write 83.7
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 98
51% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GF2X08QFHH36-135-K 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 30.3
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 27.1
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 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 8 6 165 31.5" 1280 720 ACR0000 ED320QR S
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 15,754 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,175
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