MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '21 at 20:02
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$266
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Memory 93.8
1-Core 143
2-Core 284
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 932
81% 672 Pts
64-Core 917
62% 917 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Zotac(19DA 4630) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.2% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 116
Parallax 120
107% 122 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 102
Splatting 87.6
86% 109 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hs-ssd-c100 480GB 480GB
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 433 442 444 444 448 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 439
Mixed 420
SusWrite 420
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 29.7
134% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 45.5
95% 189 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 96%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 2TB-$71
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 202 199 200 201 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 181
Mixed 80.1
SusWrite 197
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 26.6
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 25.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 15: 1R 1G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
15% 22% 41 339 271 240 24.5" 1920 1080 BNQ7F58 ZOWIE XL LCD
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 42,777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $996
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