MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 246%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 238%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics242% 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 Drive115% 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)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 06 '21 at 02:39
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$289
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 153
2-Core 303
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 611
8-Core 1,216
112% 914 Pts
64-Core 1,210
81% 1,210 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 4923 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 274
Parallax 321
263% 307 fps
MRender 340
Gravity 258
Splatting 182
217% 260 fps
Poor: 150%
This bench: 242%
Great: 227%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70 1TB
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 252 388 387 367 385 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 480
Mixed 406
SusWrite 354
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 53.3
187% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 217
199% 306 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Team T253X2001T 1TB
287GB free
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 350 424 427 316 102 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 420
Mixed 378
SusWrite 327
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 27.6
142% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 38.5
85% 170 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 93%
Great: 106%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 62 65 64 66 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 40.5
Write 66.5
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 63.7
42% 56.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.4
117% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 43.7
MC Write 44.6
MC Mixed 35.8
118% 41.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 49.6
SC Mixed 31.8
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%

 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 39,903 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) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $996
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