MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics49.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive369% 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201013
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 26 '21 at 18:17
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 150
2-Core 304
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 953
98% 770 Pts
64-Core 1,227
82% 1,227 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.6.1
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
49.3% Average
Lighting 60
Reflection 64.2
Parallax 83.7
48% 69.3 fps
MRender 66.3
Gravity 61.8
Splatting 47.3
50% 58.5 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SHGP31-1000GM-2 1TB
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41060C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2517 2528 2380 1469 1424 1419 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
369% Outstanding
Read 2,751
Write 2,521
Mixed 1,733
SusWrite 1,956
503% 2,240 MB/s
4K Read 65
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 86.5
290% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,233
DQ Write 975
DQ Mixed 1,083
816% 1,097 MB/s
Poor: 234%
This bench: 369%
Great: 411%
Kingston A400 240GB-$29
223GB free
Firmware: S3Z40107
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 453 453 453 453 453 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 454
Mixed 420
SusWrite 455
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 32.2
137% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 50.2
112% 229 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 103%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$70
928GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 123 124 127 127 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 128
Write 122
Mixed 87.2
SusWrite 125
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$85
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 177 181 184 178 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 102
Write 118
Mixed 76
SusWrite 176
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 44.3
MC Mixed 28.7
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 48.1
SC Mixed 31.8
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 13,780 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,133
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