MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 99.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive48.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 17:06
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700-$281
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 140
2-Core 276
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 550
8-Core 1,071
100% 810 Pts
64-Core 1,085
73% 1,085 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
MSI(1462 3976) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.6% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 118
Parallax 124
108% 125 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 104
Splatting 87.8
88% 111 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$45
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF430400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 144 117 127 124 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 417
Write 346
Mixed 179
SusWrite 126
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 12.8
68% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 93.3
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 19
36% 70.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 55%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 212 204 210 213 215 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 149
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 204
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
97% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3200C16K2E 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 27.6
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 28.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.2%
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 40,168 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: 66% - Good Total price: $1,001
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HDDRAMUSB
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