MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (8th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 92 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics90.9% 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 Drive48.7% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory17.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime10.8 Days
Run DateApr 04 '23 at 14:33
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-9900K-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Memory 82.5
1-Core 126
2-Core 255
85% 155 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 872
82% 681 Pts
64-Core 1,146
71% 1,146 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$466
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 531.29
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.9% Outstanding
Lighting 107
Reflection 113
Parallax 156
87% 125 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 130
Splatting 113
98% 120 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 139%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$98
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 62 62 60 60 58 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 388
Write 63.2
Mixed 93.6
SusWrite 61.3
33% 152 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 19.1
80% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 57.1
DQ Mixed 92
74% 108 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 121%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2D3600C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.6% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 14.3
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 125%

 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 32,445 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) - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $814
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