MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive132% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '22 at 11:50
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay 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 i5-9600K-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 93.3
1-Core 150
2-Core 300
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 598
8-Core 890
96% 744 Pts
64-Core 876
59% 876 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$138
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
74.6% Very good
Lighting 92.1
Reflection 106
Parallax 97.4
74% 98.3 fps
MRender 91.6
Gravity 92.7
Splatting 95.7
75% 93.3 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$99
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 453 460 402 364 324 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 491
Mixed 368
SusWrite 410
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 64.3
227% 83.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 328
254% 348 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 132%
Great: 124%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$22
71GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 60 57 56 57 56 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Read 65.1
Write 64.9
Mixed 43.4
SusWrite 57.4
42% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 60%
WD WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 500GB
55GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 49 49 50 50 50 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
30.8% Below average
Read 57.8
Write 54.9
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 49.5
37% 50.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$90
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 27
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 26.4
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 53,541 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
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $278Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-12400F $170Nvidia RTX 3050 $250Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $200
Intel Core i7-12700K $345Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $72SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $470SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback