MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive49.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateOct 20 '19 at 13:48
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
1-Core 111
2-Core 278
88% 195 Pts
4-Core 567
8-Core 1,054
101% 810 Pts
64-Core 1,083
73% 1,083 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 378
Reflection 303
Parallax 381
99% 354 fps
MRender 363
Gravity 366
Splatting 226
108% 318 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480GB
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 38 61 101 171 239 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 443
Write 362
Mixed 292
SusWrite 135
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 17.6
74% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.6
DQ Write 42.6
DQ Mixed 18.8
18% 27.3 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
81GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 112 112 115 116 111 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 109
Write 114
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 112
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
79.2% Very good
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 22.7
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 25.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 90%
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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 11,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $846
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HDDRAMUSB
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