MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 88.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics128% 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 Drive237% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 01:21
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9500
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 92.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 231
87% 149 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 620
70% 539 Pts
64-Core 658
44% 658 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,074
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
128% Outstanding
Lighting 157
Reflection 254
Parallax 40.6
127% 151 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 166
Splatting 120
129% 139 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 128%
Great: 149%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
773GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1090 1326 1393 1429 1353 1246 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,398
Write 1,362
Mixed 1029
SusWrite 1,306
287% 1,274 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 64.8
221% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 615
DQ Write 861
DQ Mixed 466
428% 647 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 237%
Great: 260%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 27.5
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.5
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 108%

 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 36,852 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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