MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 97.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics113% 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 Drive331% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory20.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime13.7 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 04:31
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Memory 90
1-Core 140
2-Core 280
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 1,040
99% 799 Pts
64-Core 1,030
69% 1,030 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
113% Outstanding
Lighting 145
Reflection 143
Parallax 141
117% 143 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 124
Splatting 113
107% 139 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 113%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
826GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1299 1609 1808 1463 1478 1468 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
331% Outstanding
Read 2,386
Write 1,940
Mixed 1,640
SusWrite 1,521
419% 1,872 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 78.3
265% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,493
DQ Write 1,237
DQ Mixed 1,352
1,016% 1,361 MB/s
Poor: 239%
This bench: 331%
Great: 378%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$135
144GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 419 308 297 301 299 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 442
Mixed 430
SusWrite 326
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 54.7
182% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 112%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 4000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
70.8% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 22.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 21.6
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 145%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 62: 9R 5G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
62% 13% 120 285 202 144 31.5" 2560 1440 MSI1462 Optix AG32CQ
History: Score 38: 2R 6G 10B | Score 62: 9R 5G 2B
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 39,891 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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