MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory24.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime13.7 Days
Run DateJul 29 '20 at 03:51
Run Duration231 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$203
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Memory 95.6
1-Core 132
2-Core 266
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 748
68% 555 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Lighting 347
Reflection 314
Parallax 366
91% 342 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 314
Splatting 245
86% 257 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$148
763GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,782
Write 2,150
Mixed 1,391
397% 1,774 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 57.3
179% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 38.3
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 111
74% 86.7 MB/s
Poor: 229% Great: 333%
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$102
907GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 496
Write 471
Mixed 395
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 37.3
124% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 177
154% 225 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 120%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
277GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 503
Write 484
Mixed 382
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 58.7
195% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 334
219% 255 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 133%
PATRIOT 128GB
119GB free
Firmware: 0
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 25.4
Write 28.9
Mixed 36.7
7% 30.3 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 13.9
4K Mixed 10.1
35% 11.2 MB/s
DQ Read 14.6
DQ Write 19.5
DQ Mixed 0.8
5% 11.6 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 57%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 133
Write 148
Mixed 76.3
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 83%
Hitachi HUS724030ALE641 3TB
1TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5F0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,955
Write 17
Mixed 28.7
1,430% 2,000 MB/s
4K Read 771
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.8
32,342% 258 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 89%
WD Elements 25A2 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,123
Write 10
Mixed 19.5
1,578% 2,384 MB/s
4K Read 878
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 2.3
3,369% 294 MB/s
Poor: 15% Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3200C14-8GVR 04CD F4-3200C14-8GVK 04CD F4-3200C14-8GVR 04CD F4-3200C14-8GVK 32GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 32.6
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 46
SC Mixed 30.5
90% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 104%
This bench: 106%
Great: 120%

 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 17,031 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $938
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