MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 248%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 240%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics244% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 31 '21 at 19:38
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 153
2-Core 304
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 611
8-Core 1,216
112% 913 Pts
64-Core 1,204
81% 1,204 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 5050 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Lighting 327
Reflection 271
Parallax 324
265% 307 fps
MRender 347
Gravity 259
Splatting 187
219% 264 fps
Poor: 161%
This bench: 244%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70 1TB
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 307 374 371 367 370 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 484
Mixed 403
SusWrite 350
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 53.8
189% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 232
205% 309 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Team T253X2001T 1TB
287GB free
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 75 51 76 6.3 47 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
40.9% Average
Read 511
Write 431
Mixed 379
SusWrite 55.7
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 8.9
4K Mixed 0.5
50% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 9.2
DQ Mixed 0.5
22% 57.6 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 106%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 116 121 122 122 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 69.3
Write 117
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 120
69% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 43.5
MC Write 43.8
MC Mixed 36.2
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 48.7
SC Mixed 32.2
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%

 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 40,026 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: $1,000
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