MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding CPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
Graphics151% 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 Drive114% 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.
Very high background CPU (76%). 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 19:40
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 76%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700 XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.8.1
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 291
Parallax 758
168% 490 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 397
Splatting 349
138% 326 fps
Poor: 124%
This bench: 151%
Great: 159%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$42
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6.8E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 322 262 263 263 264 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 354
Mixed 342
SusWrite 301
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 58.8
197% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 200
182% 276 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 114%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 201 201 200 201 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 182
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 201
120% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Innostor Innostor 16GB
8GB free, PID 0917
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 36 36 36 36 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
14.5% Very poor
Read 40.7
Write 36.5
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 35.8
41% 31.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.9
43% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 24%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GF2666C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
86.4% Excellent
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 24.5
88% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 93%
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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 7,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $968
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HDDRAMUSB
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