MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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 Drive288% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
5 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 18:40
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 253
91% 192 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 788
80% 634 Pts
64-Core 1,010
68% 1,010 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 336
Parallax 403
108% 387 fps
MRender 321
Gravity 391
Splatting 238
102% 316 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1998 577 583 583 583 581 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
288% Outstanding
Read 2,489
Write 2,127
Mixed 1,553
SusWrite 818
390% 1,747 MB/s
4K Read 55.1
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 79.8
260% 91.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,378
DQ Write 1,195
DQ Mixed 1,284
963% 1,286 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 288%
Great: 326%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 170 157 159 168 166 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 120
Write 157
Mixed 68
SusWrite 162
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
190% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
66.2% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 19.4
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 22.6
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 109%
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 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 8,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $935
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HDDRAMUSB
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