MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 188%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 210%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 93.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics209% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.2% 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.
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)
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 25 '21 at 08:19
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$458
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Memory 76.9
1-Core 152
2-Core 301
97% 177 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 1,110
105% 850 Pts
64-Core 1,964
132% 1,964 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Nvidia(10DE 1467) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 4850 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
209% Outstanding
Lighting 277
Reflection 245
Parallax 274
224% 265 fps
MRender 292
Gravity 229
Splatting 173
192% 231 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 209%
Great: 226%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 QVO 2TB-$170
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 159 161 153 153 159 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 481
Mixed 436
SusWrite 190
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 48.4
161% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 353
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1900 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 17.7
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 86.4
46% 86.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 6: 0R 1G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
6% 12% 32 108 5 240 24.5" 1920 1080 DELA0F6 Dell AW2518H
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 15,760 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,175
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