MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% 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 Drive267% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '21 at 15:45
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Memory 85.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 249
90% 157 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 867
89% 699 Pts
64-Core 1,063
71% 1,063 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 92%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Nvidia(10DE 147A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
126% Outstanding
Lighting 174
Reflection 157
Parallax 155
141% 162 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 128
Splatting 111
109% 139 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 126%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 697 665 658 565 645 647 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 2,542
Write 2,301
Mixed 1,760
SusWrite 646
405% 1,812 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 74
266% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,137
DQ Write 861
DQ Mixed 1,020
757% 1,006 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 267%
Great: 333%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
856GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 168 170 168 160 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 180
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 164
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
122% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 17.8
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 18.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 108%

 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 7 5 144 23.8" 1280 720 MSI3BA4 MSI G241
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 12,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,167
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