MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 92.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive209% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 12 '19 at 12:47
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 786
84% 655 Pts
64-Core 1,020
68% 1,020 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 515
Reflection 503
Parallax 548
134% 522 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 514
Splatting 296
121% 358 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 128%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$188
937GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1327 157 328 201 160 163 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 1,527
Write 1,581
Mixed 1,105
SusWrite 389
258% 1,151 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 78.6
267% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 950
DQ Write 906
DQ Mixed 322
408% 726 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 209%
Great: 291%
WD Blue 500GB-$59
155GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 302 287 287 252 238 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 379
Mixed 261
SusWrite 284
79% 356 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 49.2
165% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 223
194% 288 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
WD Gold 1TB (2016)-$89
111GB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 112 104 118 112 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 118
Write 185
Mixed 98.7
SusWrite 113
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
345% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 110%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$99
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 156 154 155 158 155 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 152
Write 149
Mixed 106
SusWrite 154
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
203% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 89%
Seagate ST1000LM044 HN-M101SAD 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 2BD10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 131 127 133 129 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 132
Write 110
Mixed 72
SusWrite 130
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.5
257% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3680 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 30.7
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 33.4
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 45.7
88% 45.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
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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 8,874 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $935
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