MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 217%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 217%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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.
Graphics212% 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 Drive99.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 00:43
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$375
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 150
2-Core 306
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 1148
110% 882 Pts
64-Core 1,524
102% 1,524 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Palit(1569 2206) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4850 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
212% Outstanding
Lighting 276
Reflection 263
Parallax 287
223% 275 fps
MRender 324
Gravity 232
Splatting 179
198% 245 fps
Poor: 145%
This bench: 212%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 244 223 189 195 187 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 477
Mixed 440
SusWrite 239
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 48.4
157% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 355
266% 354 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 130%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
257GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 469 473 479 480 479 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 476
Mixed 460
SusWrite 475
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 46.9
153% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 113%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 27.2
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 47.7
SC Mixed 30.5
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 130%

 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 38,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,012
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