MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 139%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 96.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics152% 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 Drive238% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 28 '22 at 03:02
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$236
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Memory 98
1-Core 143
2-Core 235
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 902
85% 705 Pts
64-Core 1,166
72% 1,166 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$550
MSI(1462 3901) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.40
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
152% Outstanding
Lighting 216
Reflection 201
Parallax 193
175% 203 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 151
Splatting 135
126% 158 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 152%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$77
884GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1324 1348 1349 1352 980 612 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 1,426
Write 1,485
Mixed 1,045
SusWrite 1,161
288% 1,279 MB/s
4K Read 53.9
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 71.8
246% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 629
DQ Write 907
DQ Mixed 269
343% 602 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 238%
Great: 255%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
853GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 94 93 94 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 89.2
Write 92.5
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 93.1
56% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4266 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4267 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 49.9
MC Mixed 32.1
117% 41 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 50.3
SC Mixed 35.4
104% 36.4 GB/s
Latency 45.9
87% 45.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 116%
Great: 123%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 37: 5R 3G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
37% 16% 69 109 7 240 24.5" 1920 1080 DELA103 DELL AW2518HF
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 16,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,262
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