MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 181%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 171%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics174% 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 Drive273% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200810
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 23 '21 at 02:04
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 153
2-Core 304
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 610
8-Core 1,136
108% 873 Pts
64-Core 1,112
75% 1,112 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
EVGA(3842 3767) ≥ 4GB; EVGA FTW3 ULTRA
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 4000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Lighting 255
Reflection 220
Parallax 213
206% 229 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 160
Splatting 142
137% 176 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 174%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$71
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 986 740 786 785 792 793 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
273% Outstanding
Read 1,938
Write 1,860
Mixed 1,655
SusWrite 814
351% 1,567 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 72.6
253% 95.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,682
DQ Write 1,349
DQ Mixed 1,480
1,118% 1504 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 273%
Great: 290%
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
359GB free
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 376 433 436 440 441 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 450
Mixed 255
SusWrite 405
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 52
180% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 232
205% 308 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
SHGS31-1000GS-2 1TB
479GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 416 432 410 408 444 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 433
Mixed 403
SusWrite 427
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 39.2
141% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 353
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 29.1
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 30.7
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 27: 2R 2G 11B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
27% 31% 49 341 278 144 24" 1920 1080 SPT098C Sceptre L24
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 42,710 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) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000
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