MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 99.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive326% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
13 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 16:37
Run Duration250 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$25
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Memory 92
1-Core 146
2-Core 292
99% 177 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 1,134
105% 854 Pts
64-Core 1,137
76% 1,137 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-$340
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.1% Excellent
Lighting 357
Reflection 256
Parallax 635
94% 416 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 324
Splatting 291
87% 273 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$89
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2250 820 814 820 821 820 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
326% Outstanding
Read 2,572
Write 2,330
Mixed 1,595
SusWrite 1,058
422% 1,889 MB/s
4K Read 66.6
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 92.1
309% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,546
DQ Write 1,274
DQ Mixed 1,406
1,054% 1,409 MB/s
Poor: 214%
This bench: 326%
Great: 334%
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
209GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 487 489 489 489 489 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 486
Mixed 352
SusWrite 488
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 47.6
167% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 196
191% 303 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 118%
Great: 116%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
119GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 451 451 446 450 449 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 448
Mixed 325
SusWrite 450
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 42.8
162% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 151
168% 284 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$37
446GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 93 95 95 96 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 126
Write 116
Mixed 76.1
SusWrite 94.7
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$37
396GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 80 80 81 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 74.5
Write 79.3
Mixed 58
SusWrite 79.8
54% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$37
406GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 112 112 113 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 108
Write 109
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 112
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.7% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.6
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 24.2
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 110%

 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 19,665 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $943
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HDDRAMUSB
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