MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 98.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive278% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 16:54
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700-$264
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 138
2-Core 276
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,078
100% 813 Pts
64-Core 1,074
72% 1,074 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$400
CLim: 1875 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
93.3% Outstanding
Lighting 112
Reflection 110
Parallax 175
90% 132 fps
MRender 92.3
Gravity 125
Splatting 78.4
96% 98.6 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 106%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Viper M.2 VPN100 1TB
875GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM32.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2525 1015 1020 1017 1016 1016 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 1,626
Write 2,298
Mixed 1,833
SusWrite 1,268
397% 1,756 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 74.8
254% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,420
DQ Write 1,150
DQ Mixed 1,307
972% 1,292 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 278%
Great: 277%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 29.1
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 43.2
SC Mixed 29.9
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%

 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 29,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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: 69% - Good Total price: $989
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