MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 163%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 84.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics199% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
8 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory16.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime7 Days
Run DateJan 06 '22 at 23:40
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Memory 84.6
1-Core 128
2-Core 256
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 779
78% 617 Pts
64-Core 906
61% 906 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 4061) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 496.49
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
199% Outstanding
Lighting 255
Reflection 240
Parallax 264
206% 253 fps
MRender 299
Gravity 224
Splatting 166
189% 229 fps
Poor: 177%
This bench: 199%
Great: 229%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0B 500GB
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 482
Write 394
Mixed 276
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 39.7
141% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 283
227% 321 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 116%
SHGS31-1000GS-2 1TB
437GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 369 418 394 390 385 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 446
Mixed 398
SusWrite 378
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 35.2
123% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 351
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
311GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 170
Write 166
Mixed 102
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 21.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 13.2
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 68: 7R 7G 12B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
68% 47% 55 278 204 144 27" 2560 1440 AOC2702 Q27G2G4
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 53,546 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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