MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79% 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 Drive377% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 07 '23 at 08:54
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700-$257
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 7.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 97
1-Core 143
2-Core 287
97% 176 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 1,098
99% 836 Pts
64-Core 1,132
70% 1,132 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3050-$298
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3545 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 522.25
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
79% Very good
Lighting 108
Reflection 123
Parallax 93.9
88% 108 fps
MRender 85
Gravity 76.9
Splatting 69.3
62% 77.1 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$128
679GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1709 2164 2323 2342 1866 1611 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
377% Outstanding
Read 2,508
Write 2,356
Mixed 2,296
SusWrite 2,002
516% 2,290 MB/s
4K Read 64.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 85.7
274% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 1,619
DQ Write 1,472
DQ Mixed 1,517
1,146% 1,536 MB/s
Poor: 273%
This bench: 377%
Great: 479%
Liteon CV3-CE256-11 SATA 256GB
235GB free
Firmware: TC8110D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 137 139 139 136 140 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 463
Mixed 396
SusWrite 177
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 52.1
180% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 248
209% 307 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 28.2
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 39.3
SC Mixed 31.9
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
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 72 60 240 24.5" 1920 1080 DELA161 AW2521HF
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 13,760 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 - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,116
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