MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive271% 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 03 '21 at 14:33
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11600K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 82.5
1-Core 183
2-Core 339
110% 201 Pts
4-Core 688
8-Core 1,131
115% 909 Pts
64-Core 1,303
87% 1,303 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBA3V0010BNC-WRSN 1TB
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1537 833 834 832 806 670 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 1,585
Write 1,679
Mixed 1,377
SusWrite 919
313% 1,390 MB/s
4K Read 55.1
4K Write 237
4K Mixed 84.7
317% 126 MB/s
DQ Read 1,156
DQ Write 1,276
DQ Mixed 1,396
1,001% 1276 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 271%
Great: 272%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
480GB free
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 464 466 449 463 470 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 465
Mixed 410
SusWrite 463
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 54.5
185% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 280
228% 325 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 122%
Great: 126%
CT500MX500SSD4 500GB
132GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 462 466 467 469 468 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 469
Mixed 445
SusWrite 466
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 55.8
188% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 287
233% 330 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 123%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2E3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 42.7
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 38.2
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 27.5
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 34.6
102% 35.6 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%

 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 10 8 240 0" 1280 720
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 15,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,178
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HDDRAMUSB
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