MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.6% 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 Drive117% 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 09:44
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400F-$160
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Memory 94.8
1-Core 131
2-Core 254
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 801
83% 652 Pts
64-Core 911
61% 911 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80.6% Excellent
Lighting 101
Reflection 109
Parallax 101
82% 104 fps
MRender 96.2
Gravity 98.2
Splatting 97.2
79% 97.2 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 318 320 320 320 321 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 485
Mixed 464
SusWrite 326
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 58.4
194% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 351
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 117%
Great: 128%
Sandisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB
0GB free
Firmware: Z2311006
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 502
Write 319
Mixed 229
77% 350 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 15.7
112% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 86.4
111% 197 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$60
185GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 120 118 121 112 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 76.8
Write 118
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 117
69% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3294 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 27.8
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%

 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 12,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,169
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