MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 84.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.5% 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 Drive93.9% 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 Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 25 '21 at 22:40
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Memory 95.8
1-Core 144
2-Core 289
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 1,044
85% 718 Pts
64-Core 1,552
104% 1,552 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060
Zotac(19DA 4630) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.5% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 151
Parallax 124
106% 136 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 102
Splatting 88.8
87% 111 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 104%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 245 157 151 129 121 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 480
Mixed 432
SusWrite 186
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 44
149% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 347
262% 351 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 25
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 28.4
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 102%

 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 8 6 240 26.5" 1280 720 GSM5B8E 27GN7
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 15,861 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: $1,180
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