MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive119% 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.
Run History
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SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 15:12
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$144
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 720
78% 606 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 145
Reflection 155
Parallax 144
117% 148 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 148
Splatting 129
116% 132 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 116%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 473 476 451 358 205 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 460
Mixed 373
SusWrite 406
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 56.8
189% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 119%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
128GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 80 81 81 80 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 127
Write 110
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 80.3
73% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$24
138GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 109 110 110 108 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 93
Write 94.8
Mixed 57
SusWrite 109
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
135% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3423 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 32.1
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 46.7
SC Mixed 29.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%

 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 31,904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $979
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