MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 96.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics13.4% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive77.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 09:05
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$202
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Memory 92.1
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 546
8-Core 804
87% 675 Pts
64-Core 809
54% 809 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX550/550
AMD(1002 0B04) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1183 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Lighting 15.7
Reflection 26.9
Parallax 22.1
13% 21.6 fps
MRender 24.5
Gravity 16.1
Splatting 24.7
14% 21.8 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 1TB 1TB
867GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 138 62 405 105 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 502
Write 381
Mixed 362
SusWrite 202
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 24
116% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 34
82% 166 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 104%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$80
757GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 105 106 104 105 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 71.1
Write 79.4
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 102
55% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 60%
Seagate Surveillance 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 115 132 131 131 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 126
Write 111
Mixed 26
SusWrite 127
70% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
66% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFRA266.C8FJ 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
49.4% Average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 12.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 14.9
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 51%

 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 40,175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

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