MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36.5% 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-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200810
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '20 at 18:34
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 146
2-Core 294
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 872
94% 729 Pts
64-Core 861
58% 861 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$200
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 77.2
Reflection 80.9
Parallax 107
64% 88.5 fps
MRender 76
Gravity 77.2
Splatting 64.1
45% 72.4 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$45
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1Z40102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.3 334 89 12 23 2.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
36.5% Below average
Read 513
Write 429
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 77
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.4
43% 10.6 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
818GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 178 175 177 179 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 170
Mixed 108
SusWrite 177
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 29.1
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 30.9
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%

 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 23,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $935
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HDDRAMUSB
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