MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 95.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93% 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 Drive297% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '21 at 04:34
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$183
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Memory 92.5
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 757
84% 645 Pts
64-Core 777
52% 777 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
93% Outstanding
Lighting 122
Reflection 131
Parallax 114
99% 122 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 102
Splatting 96
86% 111 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme WD_BLACK SN750 S 500GB
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1757 1799 1819 1582 1234 1116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 1,752
Write 1804
Mixed 1,641
SusWrite 1,551
380% 1,687 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 71.5
246% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,423
DQ Write 1,111
DQ Mixed 1,166
900% 1,233 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 297%
Great: 314%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 361 359 362 362 361 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 368
Write 322
Mixed 133
SusWrite 360
215% 296 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 2.9
962% 7.23 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 210%
Great: 213%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 29.8
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 28.8
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 111%

 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 48,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,039
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HDDRAMUSB
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