MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 170%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 167%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 95.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics180% 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 Drive338% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory24.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 02 '22 at 03:39
Run Duration268 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$510
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 146
2-Core 288
97% 176 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 934
87% 724 Pts
64-Core 1,357
84% 1,357 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$650
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 4850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
180% Outstanding
Lighting 260
Reflection 298
Parallax 244
210% 267 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 166
Splatting 136
146% 189 fps
Poor: 148%
This bench: 180%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
702GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1392 1561 2075 2131 2136 2115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
338% Outstanding
Read 2,324
Write 2,204
Mixed 2,083
SusWrite 1,902
479% 2,128 MB/s
4K Read 66.2
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 87.6
284% 96.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,015
DQ Write 810
DQ Mixed 875
665% 900 MB/s
Poor: 273%
This bench: 338%
Great: 479%
WD Blue 3D 250GB-$80
233GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 200 195 196 197 197 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 486
Write 420
Mixed 331
SusWrite 227
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 34.5
116% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 239
196% 283 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$50
518GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 171 173 172 174 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 146
Write 166
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 171
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91%
Great: 114%
Seagate Portable 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0712
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 123 122 120 130 135 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 101
Write 130
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 124
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 67%
Seagate Portable 5TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0712
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 37 35 34 32 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
19.2% Very poor
Read 31.4
Write 36.8
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 34.2
23% 31.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.3
141% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 67%
USB Flash Drive 32GB
16GB free, PID 5598
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.5 4.1 1.9 5.2 6 6.1 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Read 31.7
Write 10
Mixed 6
SusWrite 4.8
14% 13.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 2.3
136% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 04CD F4-3000C15-8GVRB 04CB DDR4 3000 2OZ 04CD F4-3000C15-8GVRB 32GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 27.6
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 29.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 25: 3R 1G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
25% 22% 51 107 5 60 27.9" 2560 1440 ACI28A3 ASUS PB287Q
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 18,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,182
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