MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 134%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 95.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics135% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory23.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 11 '23 at 18:25
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 25%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-10850K-$286
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Memory 83.4
1-Core 143
2-Core 280
92% 169 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 983
94% 778 Pts
64-Core 1,802
112% 1,802 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$425
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 531.29
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
135% Outstanding
Lighting 217
Reflection 197
Parallax 192
177% 202 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 148
Splatting 0.2
80% 112 fps
Poor: 135%
This bench: 135%
Great: 158%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Sandisk S-1T00 1TB
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411040RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 121 115 113 157 111 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
57% Above average
Read 299
Write 429
Mixed 145
SusWrite 135
57% 252 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 15.4
83% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 156
148% 237 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 57%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$40
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 135 140 137 138 140 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 106%
USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1 123GB
114GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 73 49 35 36 36 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 129
Write 49.6
Mixed 54
SusWrite 50.1
83% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.3
156% 3.63 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB-$93
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
71.2% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 21.2
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 16.6
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 124%

 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 19,776 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,010
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