MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 96%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.9% 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 Drive101% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 03 '22 at 13:15
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$207
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 739
82% 635 Pts
64-Core 750
50% 750 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96%
Great: 102%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$399
MSI(1462 397D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 516.40
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
88.9% Excellent
Lighting 109
Reflection 144
Parallax 103
88% 119 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 106
Splatting 90.8
90% 114 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 106%
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.40
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.1% Above average
Lighting 65.6
Reflection 91.8
Parallax 56.5
53% 71.3 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 72.2
Splatting 68.4
58% 69.1 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$40
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 422 431 368 388 195 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 428
Mixed 402
SusWrite 370
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 42.2
142% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 167
167% 272 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 101%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
20GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 126 127 127 127 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 131
Write 128
Mixed 69
SusWrite 125
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
28GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 132 136 116 90 95 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 132
Write 114
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 117
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX3200C16D4/8G KHX3200C16D4/8GX KHX3200C16D4/8G KHX3200C16D4/8GX 32GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 31.8
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 35
SC Mixed 29.5
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 18: 2R 2G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
18% 32% 19 107 5 60 27" 1920 1080 AUS27D4 VZ279HEG1R
History: Score 18: 2R 1G 5B | Score 18: 2R 2G 2B
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 56,138 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) - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,245
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $275Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $470Crucial MX500 250GB $40
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Intel Core i7-12700K $350Nvidia RTX 3050 $325Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $449SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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