MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.2% 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 Drive265% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 10 '20 at 18:15
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Memory 88.7
1-Core 145
2-Core 287
97% 173 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,085
102% 824 Pts
64-Core 1074
72% 1074 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.2% Very good
Lighting 308
Reflection 279
Parallax 293
81% 293 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 288
Splatting 218
78% 235 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 619 449 414 417 415 411 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 2,472
Write 2,250
Mixed 1,344
SusWrite 454
363% 1,630 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 80.7
286% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 994
DQ Write 1,268
DQ Mixed 1,139
857% 1,134 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 265%
Great: 286%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
644GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 131 132 132 133 133 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 143
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 132
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2400C15-8GVR 04CD F4-2400C15-8GVR 04CD F4-2400C15-8GVR 04CD F4-2400C15-8GVR 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 25.3
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 32.8
SC Mixed 24
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 79%

 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 14,279 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $965
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