MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Gaming 74%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 62%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.8% 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 Drive316% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateJan 10 '23 at 12:45
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-9600K-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Memory 88.6
1-Core 118
2-Core 250
85% 152 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 632
71% 557 Pts
64-Core 634
39% 634 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$269
Asus(1043 86F0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 528.02
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.8% Very good
Lighting 105
Reflection 134
Parallax 91.1
86% 110 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 98.2
Splatting 55.5
68% 87.2 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 97%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
WDS100T1X0E-00AFY0 1TB
580GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 614600WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1978 2043 1921 1822 1727 1634 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
316% Outstanding
Read 1,982
Write 2,286
Mixed 1,929
SusWrite 1,854
455% 2,013 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 65.3
219% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1406
DQ Write 1,110
DQ Mixed 1,204
916% 1,240 MB/s
Poor: 264%
This bench: 316%
Great: 573%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
716GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 458 460 457 455 463 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 425
Write 427
Mixed 422
SusWrite 458
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 47.5
152% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 346
261% 349 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 108%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$70
530GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 94 98 98 97 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 95.7
Write 100
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 97
65% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 22.8
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 21.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 32,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 113%
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 104%

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $840
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