MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive95.1% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 14 '19 at 14:19
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 278
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 1,055
99% 803 Pts
64-Core 1,098
74% 1,098 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$490
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 447
Reflection 369
Parallax 495
117% 437 fps
MRender 364
Gravity 350
Splatting 233
104% 316 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 104%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$56
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 277 279 293 286 302 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 310
Mixed 301
SusWrite 285
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 31.2
141% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 240
208% 310 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 130%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
244GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 395 468 476 480 480 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 470
Mixed 431
SusWrite 434
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 60.5
202% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 352
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 125%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 23.5
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 24.5
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 110%
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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 15,765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $884
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HDDRAMUSB
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