MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 96.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive100% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 10:22
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 134
2-Core 245
92% 158 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 778
84% 652 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 143
Parallax 133
106% 136 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 140
Splatting 119
110% 125 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS256GSSD230S 256GB
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0423A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 216 216 218 218 218 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 436
Mixed 418
SusWrite 239
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 48.4
160% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 114
149% 268 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 100%
Great: 116%
Sandisk SD8SN8U-128G-1016 128GB
119GB free
Firmware: X4162016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 99 103 98 94 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 479
Write 325
Mixed 340
SusWrite 132
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 34.2
116% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 234
196% 286 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$93
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 44.6
MC Write 47.3
MC Mixed 31.5
118% 41.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 46.5
SC Mixed 30.7
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%

 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 40,067 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: $1,008
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