MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% 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 Drive228% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 22 '20 at 09:50
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 42%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 84.3
1-Core 125
2-Core 246
86% 152 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 600
72% 542 Pts
64-Core 580
39% 580 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
Gigabyte(1458 37C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
117% Outstanding
Lighting 475
Reflection 414
Parallax 496
125% 461 fps
MRender 377
Gravity 407
Splatting 228
118% 337 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 117%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$79
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1672 777 607 616 616 613 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 2,222
Write 2,142
Mixed 1,464
SusWrite 817
372% 1,661 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 71.6
234% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 490
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 77.8
134% 269 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 228%
Great: 317%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$110
706GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 429 431 430 420 428 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 428
Mixed 401
SusWrite 428
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 44
146% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 178
152% 218 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 101%
Great: 125%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: GG2OA6C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 108 108 107 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 110
Write 106
Mixed 38.4
SusWrite 107
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
93% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2A2666C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 25.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 35.1
SC Mixed 25.8
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 94%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 20,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $948
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $180Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $46
Intel Core i5-9400F $142Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $42
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $36Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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