MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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.
Graphics108% 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 Drive297% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20211117
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 08 '22 at 18:46
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$233
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 147
2-Core 292
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 588
8-Core 857
93% 722 Pts
64-Core 884
59% 884 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2227 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 511.79
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 107
Parallax 135
106% 124 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 141
Splatting 122
110% 124 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2192 2223 1472 679 470 476 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 1,787
Write 2,308
Mixed 1,613
SusWrite 1252
392% 1740 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 86.8
292% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 869
DQ Write 1,773
DQ Mixed 1,128
912% 1,256 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 297%
Great: 347%
Udisk USB DISK 3.0 32GB
0GB free, PID 6300
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.1 11 19 8.2 7.2 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
9.36% Terrible
Read 38.5
Write 7.3
Mixed 10.8
SusWrite 11.6
18% 17 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 1.4
67% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.36%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 31.5
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 30.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%

 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 54,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,282
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