MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 168%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 144%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics191% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% 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.
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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 03 '24 at 17:01
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Memory 83.3
1-Core 135
2-Core 269
89% 162 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 750
80% 636 Pts
64-Core 767
48% 767 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 4070-$409
CLim: 3120 MHz, MLim: 5250 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 551.76
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
191% Outstanding
Lighting 270
Reflection 249
Parallax 257
220% 259 fps
MRender 344
Gravity 236
Splatting 186
201% 255 fps
Poor: 162%
This bench: 191%
Great: 205%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 2TB-$167
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 450 452 470 472 473 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 484
Mixed 430
SusWrite 458
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 57.1
189% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 353
266% 357 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 123%
Great: 136%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$109
117GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 450 396 333 274 241 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 466
Mixed 399
SusWrite 359
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 54.8
182% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 352
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 115%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
73.1% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 21.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 109%

 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% 1 196 58 165 27" 2560 1377 AOC2702 Q27G2G3R3B
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 31,989 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: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $825
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