MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics100% 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 Drive59.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime13.8 Days
Run DateSep 20 '21 at 05:32
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 91.7
1-Core 126
2-Core 247
89% 155 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 676
75% 576 Pts
64-Core 661
44% 661 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
100% Outstanding
Lighting 120
Reflection 166
Parallax 124
97% 137 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 122
Splatting 102
104% 132 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 100%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 104 96 93 95 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 422
Write 192
Mixed 284
SusWrite 116
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 25.6
94% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 91.5
DQ Mixed 159
116% 155 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 98%
Crucial MX500 2TB-$167
360GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 377 387 357 392 390 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 475
Write 374
Mixed 384
SusWrite 380
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 31.8
105% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 72.7
DQ Mixed 135
122% 195 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
646GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 129 132 121 130 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 144
Write 97.6
Mixed 71.3
SusWrite 128
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.2% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 20.4
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 20.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 42: 4R 5G 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
42% 26% 62 108 5 144 24.1" 1920 1080 SAM0F90 LC24RG50
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 44,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,001
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Intel Core i5-11600K $260Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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Intel Core i7-11700K $350Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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