MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics50.4% 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 Drive148% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C75
MotherboardMSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '21 at 13:08
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-10100F-$91
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Memory 89.2
1-Core 123
2-Core 236
86% 149 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 680
64% 514 Pts
64-Core 589
40% 589 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
EVGA(3842 2978) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.4% Above average
Lighting 60.8
Reflection 74.1
Parallax 65.1
49% 66.7 fps
MRender 70.2
Gravity 63.2
Splatting 57.7
52% 63.7 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0C 500GB
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 375 371 378 362 393 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Read 1,021
Write 1,177
Mixed 878
SusWrite 374
194% 862 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 35.1
135% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,132
DQ Write 798
DQ Mixed 972
724% 968 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 148%
Great: 240%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB-$8
27GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 40 41 43 43 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
25.5% Poor
Read 86.2
Write 58.1
Mixed 84.3
SusWrite 41.7
88% 67.6 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.3
94% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 25.5%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
67% Good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 20.3
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.9
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 67%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 10: 1R 0G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
10% 15% 41 109 7 100 23.8" 1920 1080 HPN3635 HP 24x
Typical MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C75) Builds (Compare 15,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,171
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