MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 97.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95% 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 Drive104% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 22 '21 at 16:18
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Memory 97.4
1-Core 132
2-Core 263
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 788
84% 657 Pts
64-Core 775
52% 775 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Nvidia(10DE 12FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Lighting 122
Reflection 114
Parallax 118
99% 118 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 106
Splatting 96.7
91% 116 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$85
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41320RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 308 298 294 297 292 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 452
Mixed 336
SusWrite 318
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 44.7
164% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 250
210% 307 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$71
788GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 159 162 161 159 162 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 151
Write 95.3
Mixed 34.4
SusWrite 160
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
78% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB
904GB free
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 158 159 159 157 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 158
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4400 C18 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4267 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
127% Outstanding
MC Read 50.2
MC Write 54.6
MC Mixed 35.4
134% 46.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 45.2
SC Mixed 32.7
94% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 127%
Great: 133%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 60: 9R 5G 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
60% 37% 38 110 5 60 21.5" 1920 1080 ACR03E1 K222HQL
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 46,293 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $989
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HDDRAMUSB
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