MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 166%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 158%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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.
Graphics166% 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 Drive55.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 11 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display5760 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211117
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateDec 21 '21 at 18:33
Run Duration245 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$375
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 144
2-Core 285
100% 175 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,122
104% 842 Pts
64-Core 1,108
74% 1,108 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3904) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 238
Reflection 222
Parallax 214
192% 224 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 160
Splatting 142
134% 168 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 166%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 480GB
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 253 175 199 226 229 MB/s
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
55.3% Above average
Read 226
Write 106
Mixed 110
SusWrite 223
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 26.8
93% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 67.6
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 148
95% 107 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 99%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
56GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 417 403 319 355 422 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 484
Mixed 441
SusWrite 387
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 60.7
203% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 123%
Great: 134%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
184GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 417 404 319 356 396 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 486
Mixed 455
SusWrite 383
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 56.5
191% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 119%
Great: 131%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
143GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 315 305 282 289 314 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 485
Mixed 387
SusWrite 315
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 58
197% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 350
264% 355 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 116%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
193GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 417 404 319 356 423 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 485
Mixed 437
SusWrite 387
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 61.5
206% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 124%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 46.3
MC Mixed 31.2
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 47.9
SC Mixed 31.5
96% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%

 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 54.6" 1280 720 SAM7017 NV Surround
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 53,517 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) - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $994
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