MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive106% 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.
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 MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200525
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '21 at 19:19
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 94
1-Core 150
2-Core 300
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 1,021
102% 809 Pts
64-Core 1,565
105% 1,565 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 335 337 339 337 337 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 451
Mixed 413
SusWrite 344
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 46.1
164% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 352
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
336GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 168 171 169 166 166 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 135
Write 61.5
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 168
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
309GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 74 75 76 76 76 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 113
Write 100
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 75.4
64% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 78%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$4
23GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.9 9.6 13 11 7.9 14 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 98
Write 19.3
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 10.7
41% 40.1 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.5
62% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
63% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 19.9
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 22.4
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 13,531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,152
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