MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 81.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive166% 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 (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 29 '21 at 06:07
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700-$281
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Memory 90.2
1-Core 104
2-Core 205
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 931
79% 662 Pts
64-Core 1039
70% 1039 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
129% Outstanding
Lighting 162
Reflection 167
Parallax 180
131% 170 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 151
Splatting 126
126% 155 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 129%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 380 368 362 357 354 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1357
Write 442
Mixed 515
SusWrite 369
147% 671 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 46.4
191% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 993
DQ Write 411
DQ Mixed 557
450% 653 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 166%
Great: 222%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
78GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 349 180 177 175 174 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 486
Mixed 461
SusWrite 238
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 53.5
176% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 105%
Great: 134%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
25GB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 162 148 126 124 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 120
Write 130
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 144
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 109%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$109
128GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 104 104 99 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 105
Write 110
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 102
63% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G26C16U4B.8FD 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 27.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 21.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 96%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 112%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,001
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