MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics57.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive259% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 28 '21 at 00:58
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$183
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 97.1
1-Core 146
2-Core 294
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 585
8-Core 850
93% 717 Pts
64-Core 829
56% 829 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$138
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.7% Above average
Lighting 73
Reflection 72.9
Parallax 76.9
59% 74.3 fps
MRender 82.1
Gravity 67.4
Splatting 65.3
56% 71.6 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$72
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1106 712 680 707 703 689 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 1,931
Write 2,210
Mixed 1,706
SusWrite 766
372% 1,653 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 71.1
250% 95 MB/s
DQ Read 1,518
DQ Write 1096
DQ Mixed 1,207
929% 1,274 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 259%
Great: 285%
WD WD10SPZX-00HKTT0 1TB
527GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 96 94 97 94 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
53.6% Above average
Read 89.5
Write 116
Mixed 68
SusWrite 95.9
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.3
160% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43.7
MC Write 46.3
MC Mixed 31.3
116% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 47.5
SC Mixed 31.1
95% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 113%
Great: 111%

 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 10 165 27" 1280 720 AUS2720 VG278
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 48,724 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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