MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 209%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics210% 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 Drive222% 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)
Memory25 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime3 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 15:12
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700KF-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 143
2-Core 286
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 1,140
106% 857 Pts
64-Core 1,131
76% 1,131 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3892) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
210% Outstanding
Lighting 272
Reflection 238
Parallax 270
220% 260 fps
MRender 294
Gravity 237
Splatting 169
198% 233 fps
Poor: 148%
This bench: 210%
Great: 227%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Klevv CRAS C710 M.2 NVMe SSD 512GB
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 709 681 646 449 1122 559 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,726
Write 1418
Mixed 333
SusWrite 694
231% 1,043 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 48.8
227% 90 MB/s
DQ Read 902
DQ Write 1,044
DQ Mixed 637
573% 861 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 222%
Great: 244%
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$27
13GB free
Firmware: UE500000
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 445
Write 240
Mixed 254
69% 313 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 19.3
80% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 74.3
DQ Mixed 42
46% 77.9 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
469GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 148 154 153 150 150 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 93.7
Write 116
Mixed 76
SusWrite 149
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
113% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 28
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 29.3
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 109%

 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 31,904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $979
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