MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics158% 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 Drive54.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190222
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 22:07
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
88% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 131
2-Core 261
92% 162 Pts
4-Core 451
8-Core 738
75% 595 Pts
64-Core 727
49% 727 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 88%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3908) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
158% Outstanding
Lighting 225
Reflection 279
Parallax 208
182% 237 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 155
Splatting 137
130% 163 fps
Poor: 135%
This bench: 158%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 5.2 136 130 141 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 460
Write 376
Mixed 315
SusWrite 140
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 19
78% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 41.2
45% 77.1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 56%
SABRENT 1TB
361GB free
Firmware: RKT303.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2013 889 908 884 934 886 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
352GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 101 90 87 88 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 141
Write 145
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 93.3
128% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
40% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 50%
Generic Flash Disk 8GB
7GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.5 6.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
4.88% Terrible
Read 13.9
Write 7.5
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 7.3
10% 8.22 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
20% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.88%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT4G4DFS824A.C8FHP 029E CMK8GX4M1D3000C16 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
55% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 15.7
54% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17.3
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 55%
Great: 68%

 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 32,627 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) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $976
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