MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95% 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 Drive127% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '21 at 10:39
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 92.5
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 716
79% 611 Pts
64-Core 693
46% 693 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95% Outstanding
Lighting 105
Reflection 142
Parallax 97.4
85% 115 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 124
Splatting 105
107% 137 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 95%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$62
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 225 222 221 228 225 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 669
Write 774
Mixed 677
SusWrite 257
134% 594 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 49
177% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 659
DQ Mixed 482
417% 616 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 127%
Great: 137%
Kingston SKC600512G 512GB
347GB free
Firmware: S4200102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 461 463 459 396 392 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 457
Mixed 398
SusWrite 433
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 57.5
189% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 270
225% 323 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 121%
Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$35
695GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 186 187 183 186 186 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 138
Write 176
Mixed 82.9
SusWrite 185
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 30.7
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 42.2
SC Mixed 27.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 104%

 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 36,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $996
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