MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive55.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (80%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 3 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 14:15
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 80%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400F-$143
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 91.1
1-Core 121
2-Core 241
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 620
72% 546 Pts
64-Core 636
43% 636 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Asus(1043 870E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 118
Parallax 133
105% 127 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 121
Splatting 0.3
104% 102 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 25 108 36 10 38 MB/s
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
55.2% Above average
Read 246
Write 148
Mixed 213
SusWrite 56.1
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 27.4
105% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 118
116% 184 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$47
144GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 175 178 171 180 177 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 162
Mixed 88.8
SusWrite 177
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 115%
External USB3.0 1TB
922GB free
Firmware: 0204
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 100
Write 104
Mixed 50.2
63% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
71% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 15% Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GF2400C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 22.8
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 87%

 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 29,087 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $989
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