MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '22 at 20:31
Run Duration234 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Memory 93.2
1-Core 108
2-Core 237
84% 146 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 702
75% 586 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$419
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
62.9% Good
Lighting 81.2
Reflection 78.7
Parallax 77.3
66% 79.1 fps
MRender 64.7
Gravity 75.9
Splatting 60.8
60% 67.1 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 404 347 347 344 346 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 371
Write 425
Mixed 411
SusWrite 377
90% 396 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 52.6
182% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 352
263% 350 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 110%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
452GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 149 149 149 142 87 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 138
Write 80.7
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 138
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2010)-$33
274GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 80 80 80 76 45 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
39% Below average
Read 62.4
Write 65.8
Mixed 45.7
SusWrite 73.4
46% 61.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 39%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GU6JJR8N-VK 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 12.7
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 12.6
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 34: 3R 4G 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
34% 40% 35 111 7 100 24.5" 1920 1080 HPN3425 OMEN by HP 25
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Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,005
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