MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 87.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive322% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJul 16 '21 at 18:01
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Memory 85.6
1-Core 144
2-Core 265
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 857
83% 668 Pts
64-Core 1,121
75% 1,121 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
MSI(1462 397B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 136
Reflection 120
Parallax 128
110% 128 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 106
Splatting 86.7
90% 112 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$130
833GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1917 1747 1740 1738 1728 1722 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
322% Outstanding
Read 2,024
Write 2,307
Mixed 1,774
SusWrite 1,765
444% 1,967 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 72.1
254% 95.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,375
DQ Write 1,119
DQ Mixed 1,242
931% 1,245 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 322%
Great: 336%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 139 139 138 141 139 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 154
Write 101
Mixed 95.3
SusWrite 138
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$190
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 116%

 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 3 0 60 27" 2560 1440 ACI27B5 ASUS PB277
History: Score 23: 3R 2G 2B | Score 0: 0R 0G 0B
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 15,865 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: $1,170
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