MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 89.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics144% 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 Drive301% 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMar 03 '21 at 22:03
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Memory 92.7
1-Core 130
2-Core 252
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 768
78% 618 Pts
64-Core 936
63% 936 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 179
Reflection 195
Parallax 189
144% 187 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 185
Splatting 128
143% 151 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 144%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
696GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1498 1219 1192 1139 1146 1136 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
301% Outstanding
Read 2,455
Write 2,276
Mixed 1622
SusWrite 1,222
424% 1,894 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 78.8
263% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,169
DQ Write 910
DQ Mixed 1,046
781% 1,042 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 301%
Great: 363%
HP S700 Pro 256GB-$50
238GB free
Firmware: Q0308D_H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 467 467 469 470 468 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 464
Mixed 418
SusWrite 468
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 43.8
151% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 95.3
126% 225 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB
237GB free
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 255 256 261 260 253 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 417
Write 244
Mixed 244
SusWrite 254
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 15.3
99% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 23.9
66% 138 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 029E CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 04EF TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 029E CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 32GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 27.4
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 28.5
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.9%
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 40,336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $991
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