MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive131% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory19.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 06:36
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 100%
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 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Memory 91.1
1-Core 102
2-Core 250
84% 147 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 613
61% 486 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 112
Parallax 128
101% 122 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 124
Splatting 104
106% 134 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 103%
Great: 119%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$45
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0328D Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 98 98 90 82 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 529
Write 139
Mixed 126
SusWrite 94.5
48% 222 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 78.5
257% 90.2 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 151
209% 401 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 131%
Great: 272%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
82GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 181 181 182 185 187 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 494
Write 477
Mixed 360
SusWrite 182
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 42.8
138% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 328
247% 332 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89%
Great: 133%
Crucial BX500 960GB-$99
256GB free
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 180 180 181 183 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 500
Write 441
Mixed 401
SusWrite 181
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 29.6
134% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 45.5
92% 181 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 97%
Sandisk S3 2T00 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 189 189 190 192 194 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 393
Mixed 388
SusWrite 190
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 50.2
173% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 249
211% 309 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 100%
Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G4D240FSB.8FARG 029E CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 859B BLS4G4D240FSB.8FARG 029E CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 24GB
2667, 2667, 2667, 2667 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 28.3
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 26
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 88%

 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 36,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,001
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HDDRAMUSB
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