MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics136% 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 Drive218% 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
1 day ago, 1 day ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 15:08
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 128
2-Core 255
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 718
78% 607 Pts
64-Core 727
49% 727 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
Asus(1043 8834) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
136% Outstanding
Lighting 188
Reflection 171
Parallax 179
152% 179 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 137
Splatting 117
116% 146 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 136%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$50
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 786 425 424 409 381 390 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,557
Write 1,467
Mixed 1,187
SusWrite 469
262% 1,170 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 69.5
244% 89.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,250
DQ Write 1,094
DQ Mixed 997
795% 1,114 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 218%
Great: 236%
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
311GB free
Firmware: P4CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2242 2241 491 482 474 476 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 1,750
Write 1,944
Mixed 1,610
SusWrite 1,068
359% 1,593 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 78.2
256% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 892
DQ Write 1369
DQ Mixed 1125
853% 1,129 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 265%
Great: 341%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$324
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 42.6
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 35.9
115% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 46.9
SC Mixed 30.9
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%

 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 43,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,001
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