MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 151%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics149% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory21.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200810
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 22:06
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900KF
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 149
2-Core 283
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 583
8-Core 1110
105% 847 Pts
64-Core 1,507
101% 1,507 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 4575 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Lighting 192
Reflection 182
Parallax 190
155% 188 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 164
Splatting 136
141% 178 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 149%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB (2019)-$53
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,742
Write 1,522
Mixed 1337
341% 1,534 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 68.8
244% 92.6 MB/s
DQ Read 852
DQ Write 827
DQ Mixed 798
610% 825 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 235%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
423GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 407 450 454 450 453 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 455
Mixed 419
SusWrite 416
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 48.3
160% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 296
239% 338 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 111%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
523GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 151 151 151 151 152 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 168
Mixed 87.2
SusWrite 149
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 113%
WD Gold 4TB (2016)-$133
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 157 161 159 157 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 155
Write 159
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 158
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.7
199% 2 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 31.1
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 45.5
SC Mixed 31.9
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 48: 7R 2G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
48% 15% 110 319 286 144 24" 1920 1080 ACI24A4 VG248
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 40,339 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: 67% - Good Total price: $991
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