MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 258%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 250%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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.
Graphics254% 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 Drive99.8% 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.
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
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SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 02 '21 at 01:09
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$265
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 95.2
1-Core 152
2-Core 305
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 612
8-Core 1,214
112% 913 Pts
64-Core 1,212
81% 1,212 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
PNY(196E 136C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 5125 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
254% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 319
Parallax 398
275% 352 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 270
Splatting 197
230% 280 fps
Poor: 202%
This bench: 254%
Great: 259%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70 1TB
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 372 369 375 369 371 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 431
Mixed 321
SusWrite 370
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 24.5
146% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 186
183% 293 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 116%
Team T253X2001T 1TB
132GB free
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 26 26 8 18 22 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
33.5% Below average
Read 429
Write 148
Mixed 7
SusWrite 25.3
33% 153 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 13.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 107%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 68 67 67 67 68 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
33% Below average
Read 48.1
Write 65
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 66.6
45% 60 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
103% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 33%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 34.4
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 46.3
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%

 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 12 10 60 27.2" 1280 720 GSM7707 LG HDR 4K
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 42,571 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000
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