MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 95.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive241% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '21 at 16:57
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600KF-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 142
2-Core 253
95% 164 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 888
88% 700 Pts
64-Core 1,133
76% 1,133 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060
Gigabyte(1458 4074) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 140
Reflection 122
Parallax 130
113% 131 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 109
Splatting 88
92% 114 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$46
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32B3T8EB Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 245 244 245 246 245 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,534
Write 1,185
Mixed 1,202
SusWrite 265
285% 1,297 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 80.8
279% 99.1 MB/s
DQ Read 811
DQ Write 827
DQ Mixed 470
449% 703 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 241%
Great: 268%
Adata SU630 240GB
222GB free
Firmware: XA003R17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 424 421 420 423 425 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 411
Mixed 367
SusWrite 423
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 35.6
129% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 221
170% 228 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$41
530GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 131 132 130 132 133 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 144
Write 139
Mixed 99
SusWrite 131
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
821GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 198 199 196 200 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 105
Mixed 83.2
SusWrite 198
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IRX3200D464L16/16G 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
57.2% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 15.6
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 32: 3R 3G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
32% 22% 64 108 5 60 21.5" 1920 1080 IVM5641 PL2230HS
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 19,523 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,166
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