MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 153%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 131%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 99.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics155% 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 Drive95.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 25 '21 at 04:18
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 143
2-Core 282
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 827
89% 692 Pts
64-Core 809
54% 809 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB; GV-N3070GAMING OC-8GD
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
155% Outstanding
Lighting 223
Reflection 204
Parallax 196
180% 207 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 151
Splatting 135
127% 159 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 155%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 316 313 315 299 298 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 300
Mixed 281
SusWrite 309
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 34.3
139% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 231
200% 296 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 129%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$82
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 180 180 175 179 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 154
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 178
96% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2666 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 29.9
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 37.2
SC Mixed 29.2
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 165 31.5" 1280 720 GBT3200 G32QC
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 42,965 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) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $992
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