MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive36.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '21 at 16:56
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 91.6
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
102% 183 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 1,056
103% 826 Pts
64-Core 1,106
74% 1,106 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3813 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 167
Reflection 225
Parallax 162
135% 185 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 137
Splatting 123
119% 155 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 127%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme GIGABYTE GP-GSM2 512GB
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20E1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 251 10 10 370 293 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 162
Write 433
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 227
48% 210 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 9.4
4K Mixed 8.7
29% 8.93 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 10.7
DQ Mixed 21.2
50% 112 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 245%
WDC WDS100T2G0A-00JH30 1TB
465GB free
Firmware: UH510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 4.9 217 130 104 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 452
Write 295
Mixed 278
SusWrite 147
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 11.1
67% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 90.6
DQ Mixed 11.1
33% 72.7 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 106%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$45
61GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,575
Write 2234
Mixed 1,637
477% 2,149 MB/s
4K Read 67.7
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 94.6
324% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,009
DQ Write 1,548
DQ Mixed 1,161
912% 1,240 MB/s
Poor: 169% Great: 299%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
542GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1250 1276 842 800 800 798 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 1,504
Write 1,314
Mixed 1,229
SusWrite 961
281% 1,252 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 87.7
282% 96.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1463
DQ Write 1402
DQ Mixed 1,566
1,139% 1,477 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 271%
Great: 345%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3000C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.4% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 23.5
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 100%

 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 12 10 60 27" 1280 720 MSI3CA8 MSI MAG274QRF
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 48,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,039
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