MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 95.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive226% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 31 '20 at 17:48
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Memory 93.3
1-Core 131
2-Core 270
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 784
84% 656 Pts
64-Core 749
50% 749 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 386
Parallax 411
110% 405 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 412
Splatting 255
110% 303 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
446GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s16 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1036 1016 1037 1061 1043 1036 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 1,971
Write 1,024
Mixed 914
SusWrite 1,038
275% 1,237 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 49.1
188% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 441
DQ Write 738
DQ Mixed 626
464% 602 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 226%
Great: 235%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 181 186 186 187 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 172
Mixed 98.8
SusWrite 184
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.4
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 18.5
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 60%

 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 17,783 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $969
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HDDRAMUSB
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