MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 09:25
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8700K-$365
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
49.6% Average
SC Int 68.5
SC Float 73.7
SC Mixed 75.9
58% 72.7 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 237
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 325
MC Mixed 324
47% 317 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
64.3% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 179
Parallax 196
60% 190 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 188
Splatting 126
67% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
753GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 136 157 169 170 173 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 167
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 152
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
64.5% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 20.4
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 15.6
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 114%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 5,460 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $867
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HDDRAMUSB
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