MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 131%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 99.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics138% 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 Drive262% 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '21 at 19:10
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$296
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 145
2-Core 286
100% 175 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 1,038
99% 795 Pts
64-Core 1,084
73% 1,084 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
138% Outstanding
Lighting 177
Reflection 176
Parallax 181
143% 178 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 158
Splatting 130
133% 163 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 138%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kioxia-exceria PLUS SSD 1TB
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFA10.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2068 1620 1443 1496 1463 1474 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 1,172
Write 1,708
Mixed 1,380
SusWrite 1,594
332% 1,464 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 66
209% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,321
DQ Write 1,016
DQ Mixed 1,194
886% 1,177 MB/s
Poor: 192%
This bench: 262%
Great: 306%
Crucial MX300 750GB-$90
698GB free
Firmware: M0CR011
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 443 447 449 450 446 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 421
Write 468
Mixed 368
SusWrite 444
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 39.7
142% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 341
254% 338 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
948GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 116 116 116 116 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 111
Write 112
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 116
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 84%
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 (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 28.9
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 27.8
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
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 40,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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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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