MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics140% 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 Drive68.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateNov 25 '22 at 08:32
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$510
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Memory 90.9
1-Core 143
2-Core 281
94% 172 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 945
88% 736 Pts
64-Core 1,452
90% 1,452 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$435
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 526.86
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
140% Outstanding
Lighting 177
Reflection 180
Parallax 181
143% 180 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 161
Splatting 131
135% 165 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 140%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 480GB-$34
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 143 6.4 6.2 7 7.3 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 502
Write 261
Mixed 324
SusWrite 56.1
63% 286 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 26.7
123% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 33.8
68% 134 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 92%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 189 190 188 189 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 195
Mixed 38.7
SusWrite 187
109% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
40.2% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 11.4
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 12.7
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 51%

 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 71 59 60 23.5" 1920 1080 SAM0D2C C24F390
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 19,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,182
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