MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics87.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560x1440x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 15 '21 at 22:32
Run Duration76 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 14%
Watch Gameplay: 5600-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
81% Excellent
Memory 92.1
1-Core 122
2-Core 211
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 768
70% 572 Pts
64-Core 977
66% 977 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 81%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$300
Asus(1043 059F) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.9% Excellent
Lighting 109
Reflection 124
Parallax 156
88% 130 fps
MRender 93.6
Gravity 112
Splatting 83.4
88% 96.2 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 92%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,570
Write 1,131
Mixed 685
249% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 78.5
266% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 753
DQ Write 672
DQ Mixed 214
297% 546 MB/s
Poor: 122% Great: 279%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.4
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.5%
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 13,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,157
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