MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics4.58% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 01 '19 at 21:02
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User MAR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$351
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 152
2-Core 301
107% 226 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1099
102% 831 Pts
64-Core 1,114
75% 1,114 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7B98) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6471
Relative performance (0th percentile)
4.58% Terrible
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 31.4
Parallax 27.5
1% 19.7 fps
MRender 28
Gravity 23.5
Splatting 40
9% 30.5 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 4.58%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSNK128GVN8 128GB
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: K8AS4102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 124 126 128 129 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
74% Very good
Read 374
Write 106
Mixed 140
SusWrite 127
41% 187 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 34
137% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 131
119% 187 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74%
Great: 72%
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 180GB-$220
134GB free
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 169 167 167 167 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 308
Write 205
Mixed 219
SusWrite 160
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 38.1
162% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 134
130% 208 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82%
Great: 84%
WD Elements 500GB
299GB free
Firmware: 8101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 40 41 41 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
22.5% Poor
Read 37.4
Write 40.7
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 40.5
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 27.2
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 29.8
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 108%
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 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 9,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $958
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HDDRAMUSB
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