MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics119% 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 Drive195% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 20:22
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$312
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Memory 94.7
1-Core 129
2-Core 262
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 784
78% 619 Pts
64-Core 1,012
68% 1,012 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
MSI(1462 3860) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
119% Outstanding
Lighting 155
Reflection 151
Parallax 152
126% 153 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 129
Splatting 117
111% 144 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 119%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
241GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 836 921 922 610 139 346 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 1,406
Write 924
Mixed 909
SusWrite 629
216% 967 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 69.1
242% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 813
DQ Mixed 223
272% 461 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 195%
Great: 255%
HP S700 500GB-$55
63GB free
Firmware: S0509A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 122 35 62 37 41 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 484
Write 400
Mixed 374
SusWrite 108
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 34.4
145% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 57.2
104% 203 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 102%
Seagate ST1500DM003-9YN16G 1.5TB
458GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 144 141 139 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 134
Write 135
Mixed 73
SusWrite 142
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3000C16-8GISB Kingston KF3600C17D4/8GX 04CD F4-3000C16-8GISB Kingston KF3600C17D4/8GX 32GB
3600, 3600, 3600, 3600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
109% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 44.4
MC Mixed 32.1
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 47.5
SC Mixed 33.1
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 27" 1280 720 SAM0F58 C27JG5x
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 44,074 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: $1,000
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