MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (4th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 96 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics80.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (81%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200810
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateApr 11 '21 at 03:43
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 81%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (4th 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-$165
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
50.5% Above average
Memory 59.1
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 135
55% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 444
41% 334 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Nvidia(10DE 134D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80.7% Excellent
Lighting 104
Reflection 115
Parallax 99.5
84% 106 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 90.3
Splatting 86.9
77% 100 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT303.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 290 282 287 240 228 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 742
Write 991
Mixed 582
SusWrite 268
145% 646 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 14.9
66% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 301
231% 317 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 220%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G32C16U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 21
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 9.6
27% 9.37 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 110%

 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 36,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,004
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