MSI Z490-A PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics96.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive241% 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 11 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)
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210420
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 06 '22 at 13:32
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700KF-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Memory 90.7
1-Core 124
2-Core 287
93% 167 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 1,053
102% 814 Pts
64-Core 1,544
104% 1,544 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Gigabyte(1458 4072) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96.8% Outstanding
Lighting 128
Reflection 121
Parallax 127
104% 126 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 104
Splatting 90.3
89% 113 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$65
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32B3T8EB Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 621 492 495 492 490 490 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,453
Write 1,642
Mixed 1,453
SusWrite 513
336% 1,515 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 74.7
245% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,052
DQ Write 528
DQ Mixed 568
481% 716 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 241%
Great: 314%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 208 211 214 206 211 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 182
Mixed 78.1
SusWrite 210
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
200% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 25.9
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 27.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 98%

 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 11 9 60 27" 1280 720 ACR058F Acer KG271
Typical Z490-A PRO (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 19,107 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 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,154
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