MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics141% 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 Drive114% 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)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:38
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$183
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Memory 85.8
1-Core 134
2-Core 264
91% 161 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 730
81% 626 Pts
64-Core 766
51% 766 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
EVGA(3842 3667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 195
Reflection 181
Parallax 173
157% 183 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 144
Splatting 123
122% 152 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 141%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 QVO 2TB-$197
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 430 476 477 468 473 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 434
Mixed 333
SusWrite 428
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 52.1
168% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 353
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 114%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.6% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 24.9
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 24.5
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 110%

 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 35,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $966
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HDDRAMUSB
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