MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 98.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics148% 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 Drive120% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory19.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200810
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 04:02
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700F-$267
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 137
2-Core 273
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,027
98% 788 Pts
64-Core 1,045
70% 1,045 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
EVGA(3842 3767) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
148% Outstanding
Lighting 207
Reflection 188
Parallax 193
167% 196 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 149
Splatting 133
126% 159 fps
Poor: 129%
This bench: 148%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA1000CM10003 1TB
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STRSD012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 408 478 486 477 479 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 488
Mixed 473
SusWrite 440
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 54.9
181% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 120%
Great: 136%
PNY CS2211 480GB-$160
121GB free
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 410 479 481 483 473 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 482
Mixed 379
SusWrite 439
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 36.9
135% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 180
183% 297 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
340GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 150 143 153 157 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 164
Mixed 19.1
SusWrite 149
89% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
138% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 107%
Mass Storage Device 8GB
7GB free, PID 1212
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 18 18 18 18 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
9.7% Terrible
Read 18.1
Write 17.5
Mixed 16.9
SusWrite 17.6
24% 17.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.3
84% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 9.7%
Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 42.2
MC Write 45.8
MC Mixed 36.7
119% 41.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 31
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 114%
Great: 136%

 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 38,251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,008
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