MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.1% 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 Drive316% 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.
Very high background CPU (50%). 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)
Memory14.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 18:46
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 50%

 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 i9-9900K-$369
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Memory 85.4
1-Core 133
2-Core 232
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 760
77% 609 Pts
64-Core 1,280
86% 1,280 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.1% Outstanding
Lighting 124
Reflection 132
Parallax 118
100% 125 fps
MRender 95.8
Gravity 113
Splatting 112
89% 107 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$124
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1003 1640 1922 1958 1921 1887 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
316% Outstanding
Read 2401
Write 2,038
Mixed 1,309
SusWrite 1722
418% 1,868 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 74.9
233% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,088
DQ Write 802
DQ Mixed 965
716% 952 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 316%
Great: 390%
Samsung 860 Pro 512GB-$150
41GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 338 302 284 266 259 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 479
Mixed 451
SusWrite 314
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 55.3
184% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 349
264% 355 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 113%
Great: 131%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 99 100 103 104 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 65.1
Write 86.4
Mixed 31.6
SusWrite 99.7
51% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 84%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$109
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 128 126 130 129 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 85.2
Write 82.9
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 124
60% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$276
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 18.4
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 112%

 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 38,453 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $973
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