MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics154% 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 Drive195% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory23.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:14
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$344
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 84.2
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
92% 164 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 924
92% 733 Pts
64-Core 992
67% 992 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$649
EVGA(3842 5390) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2796 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 516.40
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Lighting 193
Reflection 195
Parallax 194
156% 194 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 199
Splatting 132
153% 157 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 154%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 506 573 531 538 540 544 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 1,258
Write 556
Mixed 846
SusWrite 539
178% 800 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 72.1
238% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 762
DQ Write 918
DQ Mixed 338
394% 672 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 195%
Great: 277%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
398GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 117 118 118 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 186
Write 138
Mixed 108
SusWrite 118
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$67
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 165 163 166 170 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 82.3
Write 132
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 167
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
88% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 27.3
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 24.9
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 119%

 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 36 30 60 27" 2560 1440 ACR081D CB272U
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 16,263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,198
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