MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 89%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.5% 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 Drive37.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '24 at 14:02
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-9400F-$126
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
89% Excellent
Memory 89
1-Core 120
2-Core 241
84% 150 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 683
73% 582 Pts
64-Core 685
42% 685 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$200
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 551.23
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.5% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 184
Parallax 134
107% 149 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 127
Splatting 20
80% 109 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 112%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$33
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 13 24 40 103 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 364
Write 320
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 70.6
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 12.2
47% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 68.7
DQ Mixed 34.3
41% 72.2 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 55%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$69
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 112 113 112 111 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
67% Good
Read 121
Write 116
Mixed 70.7
SusWrite 112
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 67%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.2
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 12.4
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 68 57 60 24" 1280 720 GSM5B38 24GM79G
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 31,278 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,098
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