MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive76.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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 (69%). 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)
Memory48.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime11.9 Days
Run DateJul 10 '21 at 23:53
Run Duration250 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU 69%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900KF
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Memory 81.9
1-Core 120
2-Core 234
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 775
76% 609 Pts
64-Core 1,184
79% 1,184 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.1% Poor
Lighting 29.2
Reflection 32.1
Parallax 33.7
24% 31.7 fps
MRender 47.2
Gravity 43.5
Splatting 35
36% 41.9 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$219
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 155 145 145 139 144 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 413
Write 366
Mixed 305
SusWrite 158
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 31.6
110% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 343
260% 351 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 123%
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$139
96GB free
Firmware: X2306RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 370 356 363 365 365 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 414
Write 369
Mixed 200
SusWrite 360
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 25.3
93% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 126
132% 219 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
149GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 87 85 88 88 88 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
77% Very good
Read 183
Write 101
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 85.3
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.9
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 16.5
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 10 7 240 24.5" 1920 1080 AUS25B3 XG258
History: Score 23: 1R 4G 6B | Score 45: 6R 3G 6B | Score 0: 0R 0G 0B
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Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $992
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