MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Gaming 146%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 125%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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.
Graphics144% 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.
Boot Drive202% 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.
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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 01:01
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User PAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 98
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 825
89% 691 Pts
64-Core 828
56% 828 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$861
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 496.49
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 180
Reflection 288
Parallax 187
146% 218 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 184
Splatting 126
142% 150 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 144%
Great: 151%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1089 1160 1157 702 500 511 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,610
Write 1,088
Mixed 866
SusWrite 853
246% 1,104 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 48.8
202% 82.9 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 734
DQ Mixed 457
372% 513 MB/s
Poor: 92%
This bench: 202%
Great: 255%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G36C16U4R.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3700 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
123% Outstanding
MC Read 47.6
MC Write 50
MC Mixed 35
126% 44.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 50.8
SC Mixed 34.2
102% 35.9 GB/s
Latency 46.2
86% 46.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 123%
Great: 119%

 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 10 8 144 24" 1280 720 ACI24A4 VG248
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 45,975 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 111%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $986
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