MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 182%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 182%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics185% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200810
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '23 at 19:52
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-9900K-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 128
2-Core 287
93% 170 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,072
99% 826 Pts
64-Core 1,500
93% 1,500 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,198
Gigabyte(1458 4043) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 528.02
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
185% Outstanding
Lighting 267
Reflection 249
Parallax 275
218% 264 fps
MRender 306
Gravity 217
Splatting 173
183% 232 fps
Poor: 185%
This bench: 185%
Great: 230%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$43
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 2,612
Write 2,412
Mixed 1,819
508% 2,281 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 88.2
292% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,190
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 1,010
760% 1,023 MB/s
Poor: 178% Great: 355%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
716GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 168 170 169 168 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 162
Mixed 115
SusWrite 169
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
248% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
99% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 28.9
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 30.4
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 99%
Great: 119%

 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 32,413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $255

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $828
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HDDRAMUSB
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