MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 135%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive266% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI Z490-A PRO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 22 '21 at 04:07
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 150
2-Core 299
102% 182 Pts
4-Core 591
8-Core 932
97% 761 Pts
64-Core 1,157
78% 1,157 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
MSI(1462 C972) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3700 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 192
Reflection 190
Parallax 192
155% 191 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 150
Splatting 129
127% 159 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 142%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1977 2004 2009 1024 96 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 1,523
Write 2,034
Mixed 1,646
SusWrite 1,200
362% 1,601 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 80.4
272% 97.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,242
DQ Write 876
DQ Mixed 1,023
774% 1047 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 266%
Great: 296%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 27
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 31.3
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%

 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 9 7 60 27" 1280 720 DELA0D0 Dell S2716DG
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 16,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,159
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