MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 75%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics89.8% 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 Drive92.9% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 days ago, 12 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 20:06
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Memory 90.7
1-Core 143
2-Core 257
92% 164 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 801
85% 679 Pts
64-Core 656
41% 656 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 97%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$262
Gigabyte(1458 3FC9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89.8% Excellent
Lighting 115
Reflection 110
Parallax 121
93% 115 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 101
Splatting 90.3
86% 109 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$106
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 149 148 150 149 151 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 438
Mixed 362
SusWrite 177
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 48.6
149% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 340
257% 345 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
588GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.5 7.2 7.7 7 9.1 7.5 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$40
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
76.5% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 23
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 90%

 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 35 29 60 24" 1280 720 ACR02FA GN246HL
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 16,555 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 116%
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 108%

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,262
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