MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 97.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics82.1% 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 Drive44.4% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 30 '20 at 18:40
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Memory 97.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 269
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 791
84% 657 Pts
64-Core 792
53% 792 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2193 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Lighting 311
Reflection 304
Parallax 314
82% 310 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 299
Splatting 242
83% 254 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480GB
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 126 160 160 193 89 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 445
Write 345
Mixed 290
SusWrite 162
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 8.8
46% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 34.1
DQ Mixed 31.7
34% 58.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$149
454GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 87 87 84 90 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 53.2
Write 79.4
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 85.4
52% 70 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.5
193% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 94%
Seagate ST6000VN0041-2EL11C 6TB
668GB free
Firmware: SC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 139 139 140 143 141 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 24% Great: 102%
Kingston SA400S37240G 1TB
79GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 57 55 55 57 57 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 60.7
Write 41.4
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 55.6
37% 50.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 4000 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
MC Read 49.5
MC Write 52.9
MC Mixed 33.9
130% 45.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 49.5
SC Mixed 33.1
99% 34.7 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 125%
Great: 123%

 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 17,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $963
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HDDRAMUSB
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