MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 91.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics122% 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 Drive36.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 22 '21 at 14:46
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700K-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Memory 89.9
1-Core 143
2-Core 285
97% 173 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 985
91% 740 Pts
64-Core 1,548
104% 1,548 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6700-XT-$480
MSI(1462 3981) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 12GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below potential (80th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
122% Outstanding
Lighting 143
Reflection 139
Parallax 299
116% 194 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 148
Splatting 176
130% 185 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ldlc F7+240GB 240GB
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0918A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 362 138 18 35 32 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 430
Write 346
Mixed 19.6
SusWrite 131
51% 232 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 15
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 10.9 MB/s
DQ Read 65.9
DQ Write 13.2
DQ Mixed 0.5
10% 26.5 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 92%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 2TB-$71
2TB free
Firmware: CV27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 203 203 204 201 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 186
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 202
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
69.7% Good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 19.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 21.7
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 95%

 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 13,921 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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