MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive97.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime22.6 Days
Run DateDec 07 '19 at 08:01
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$498
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 286
102% 216 Pts
4-Core 576
8-Core 938
96% 757 Pts
64-Core 1,477
99% 1,477 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1E84) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 469
Reflection 385
Parallax 504
123% 453 fps
MRender 371
Gravity 382
Splatting 240
112% 331 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 112%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 251 102 85 83 82 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 453
Mixed 403
SusWrite 145
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 51.8
170% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 135%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$89
498GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 88 86 86 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 91.5
Write 90.5
Mixed 66
SusWrite 86.4
62% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 58%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
457GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 109 132 140 132 132 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 38.2
Write 88.7
Mixed 40
SusWrite 120
52% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.3
79% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.5% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 19.1
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 22.6
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 96%
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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 15,494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $936
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HDDRAMUSB
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