MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 99%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.7% 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 Drive95% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory24.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201123
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '21 at 04:22
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
99% Outstanding
Memory 93.2
1-Core 146
2-Core 287
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,029
99% 795 Pts
64-Core 1,569
105% 1,569 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 99%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Asus(1043 8795) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.7% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 120
Parallax 110
92% 115 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 97.4
Splatting 92.9
83% 108 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
FTM51N325H 512GB
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 427 444 442 443 443 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 440
Mixed 391
SusWrite 433
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 27.7
129% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 40
82% 159 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 95%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 219 219 219 216 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD416G320081 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 23.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 25.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 113%

 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 15,790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,175
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