MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 144%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
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 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.
Graphics139% 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 Drive92.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory6.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 04 '21 at 11:54
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i5-9600KF-$193
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 98.3
1-Core 147
2-Core 294
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 582
8-Core 834
92% 708 Pts
64-Core 824
55% 824 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
Zotac(19DA 1474) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
139% Outstanding
Lighting 173
Reflection 189
Parallax 181
140% 181 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 178
Splatting 122
138% 145 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 139%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD Smartbuy 120GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 308 242 223 202 265 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 336
Mixed 284
SusWrite 245
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 41.9
133% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 70.4
126% 248 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 92%
SSD 480GB 480GB
313GB free
Firmware: FW200326
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 12 12 17 44 12 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 499
Write 11.9
Mixed 21
SusWrite 22.5
29% 139 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 6.1
64% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 11.7
DQ Mixed 6.7
24% 55.8 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 92%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
486GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 133 148 154 151 151 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 79.3
Write 133
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 147
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.3
74% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G30C15U4R.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
126% Outstanding
MC Read 48.8
MC Write 50.9
MC Mixed 37.5
131% 45.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 50.8
SC Mixed 37.4
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 44.5
90% 44.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 126%
Great: 104%

 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 40,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,001
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