MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 97.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.6% 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 Drive307% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 06 '21 at 17:34
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$202
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Memory 93.7
1-Core 140
2-Core 277
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 811
87% 679 Pts
64-Core 801
54% 801 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$300
Sapphire(1DA2 E426) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Lighting 114
Reflection 128
Parallax 181
92% 141 fps
MRender 100
Gravity 116
Splatting 85
91% 100 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
583GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1523 1170 1170 1032 1086 1084 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
307% Outstanding
Read 2,496
Write 2,347
Mixed 1,481
SusWrite 1,177
420% 1,875 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 78.8
262% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,326
DQ Write 1,083
DQ Mixed 1,221
910% 1,210 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 307%
Great: 363%
Adata SU630 480GB
132GB free
Firmware: N181017a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 421 434 437 430 429 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 429
Mixed 397
SusWrite 430
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 43.2
161% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 224
172% 229 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$45
735GB free
Firmware: AX003J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 103 105 105 106 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 104
Write 96
Mixed 33.7
SusWrite 101
61% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 29.8
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 29.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%

 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 40,310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $991
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HDDRAMUSB
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