MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 97.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive49.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 10 '23 at 15:25
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Memory 86.3
1-Core 151
2-Core 290
96% 176 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 771
87% 683 Pts
64-Core 837
52% 837 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$466
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3975 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 527.56
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
116% Outstanding
Lighting 147
Reflection 152
Parallax 167
120% 155 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 145
Splatting 122
119% 149 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 116%
Great: 139%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$100
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 56 51 41 38 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 404
Write 59.8
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 45.7
32% 150 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 20.5
85% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 53.7
DQ Mixed 90.7
74% 108 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 121%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 177 176 180 182 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 131
Mixed 79
SusWrite 180
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$28
870GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 189 189 183 190 192 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 108
Mixed 85
SusWrite 187
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.7
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 22.5
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73%
Great: 119%

 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 29,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,008
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