MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory15.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 05 '23 at 10:10
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-9700K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Memory 88.4
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
94% 171 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 966
92% 762 Pts
64-Core 980
61% 980 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Nvidia(10DE 1151) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 527.56
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.2% Very good
Lighting 87.3
Reflection 101
Parallax 89.9
71% 92.8 fps
MRender 89
Gravity 87.4
Splatting 76.9
68% 84.4 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 87%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
SSD_2.5"_TLC_512GB_InnovationIT 512GB
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 475
Write 329
Mixed 366
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 25.2
118% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 40.4
85% 167 MB/s
Poor: 38% Great: 94%
Samsung PSSD T7 Shield 1TB
850GB free
Firmware: 0
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 446
Write 635
Mixed 539
122% 540 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 25.5
81% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 268
197% 256 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 78%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$32
700GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 154
Write 136
Mixed 36.5
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 107%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Hynix HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 04CD F4-2400C15-8GVR 24GB
2133, 2133 MHz
16384, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.3% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 14.2
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 15.3
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns

 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 32,977 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 113%
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 104%

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $816
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