MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics48.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive8.43% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). 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)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '24 at 14:25
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User AZE-User
Background CPU 37%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-9600K-$135
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
53.1% Above average
Memory 44.2
1-Core 110
2-Core 250
68% 135 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 411
49% 379 Pts
64-Core 384
24% 384 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
AMD RX 580-$120
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 23.7.1
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.8% Average
Lighting 60.7
Reflection 61.2
Parallax 83.1
50% 68.3 fps
MRender 63.4
Gravity 70
Splatting 45.5
47% 59.6 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 56%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 36 50 15 19 41 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
8.43% Terrible
Read 97.9
Write 69
Mixed 89
SusWrite 31.7
16% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 2.3
8% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 8.43%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$18
193GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 156 152 155 156 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 96.3
Write 97.5
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 154
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$43
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
55.7% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 17.9
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 16.7
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 104%

 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 42 9 144 23.5" 1280 720 AOC2401 24G1WG4
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 32,977 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: $816
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