MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics45.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.6 GB free of 64 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime11.5 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 12:28
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 27%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (10th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
73.6% Very good
Memory 60.8
1-Core 130
2-Core 255
81% 149 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 553
70% 520 Pts
64-Core 532
36% 532 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$137
Sapphire(174B 353E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1120 MHz, MLim: 2050 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.5% Average
Lighting 173
Reflection 151
Parallax 226
45% 183 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 164
Splatting 114
46% 135 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 207 97 62 80 47 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
55% Above average
Read 286
Write 397
Mixed 112
SusWrite 124
52% 230 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 16.1
68% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 346
260% 347 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 55%
Great: 133%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
70GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 218 162 131 174 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
62% Good
Read 154
Write 305
Mixed 248
SusWrite 176
50% 221 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 32.8
93% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 346
260% 347 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 62%
Great: 123%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$115
19GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 281 240 218 292 151 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
59.4% Above average
Read 161
Write 148
Mixed 123
SusWrite 241
38% 168 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 14.8
76% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 288
234% 332 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 125%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$115
5GB free
Firmware: M3CR022
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 271
Write 139
Mixed 122
39% 177 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 14.8
96% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 287
233% 331 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 125%
Hitachi HUH721010ALE604 10TB
765GB free
Firmware: LHGNW384
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 100 83 68 89 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 54.8
Write 91.7
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 79.5
53% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.9
201% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 138%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
80% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 27.5
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 22.2
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 125
32% 125 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80%
Great: 126%

 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 17,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $969
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $290Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $505Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $47
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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