MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics92.1% 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 Drive97.8% 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 11 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 19 '21 at 20:12
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 94.5
1-Core 145
2-Core 292
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 842
91% 708 Pts
64-Core 842
56% 842 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 181
Parallax 128
98% 143 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 100
Splatting 97
86% 113 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$150
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 135 141 132 141 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 486
Mixed 319
SusWrite 169
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 48.1
166% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 176
181% 296 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB
256GB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 478 478 484 440 343 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 487
Mixed 451
SusWrite 450
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 55.4
182% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 121%
Great: 127%
Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB
473GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 462 463 469 470 471 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 488
Write 467
Mixed 433
SusWrite 466
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 31.7
103% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 198
142% 181 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 98%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
50GB free
Firmware: CR100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
28.5% Poor
Read 57.1
Write 64.5
Mixed 43.3
SusWrite 42.1
38% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 44%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$36
897GB free
Firmware: AX1E1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 110 109 109 109 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 106
Write 100
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 109
64% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.4
97% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 61%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
23GB free
Firmware: CR100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 71 70 71 70 69 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 61.9
Write 71.8
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 69.4
45% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C20 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 45
MC Write 47.4
MC Mixed 30.9
117% 41.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 48
SC Mixed 32
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 114%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 27" 1280 720 AOC2702 Q27G2G4
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 53,543 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) - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $994
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HDDRAMUSB
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