MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 95.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.1% 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 Drive79.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 26 '20 at 06:11
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Memory 84.9
1-Core 123
2-Core 279
90% 162 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 920
94% 742 Pts
64-Core 972
65% 972 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.1% Very good
Lighting 96.1
Reflection 105
Parallax 100
80% 101 fps
MRender 92.7
Gravity 92
Splatting 95.1
56% 93.3 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$100
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 164 168 184 177 232 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 472
Write 125
Mixed 182
SusWrite 175
52% 239 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 31.4
129% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 138
129% 208 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 135%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
36GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 40 41 41 40 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
20.1% Poor
Read 39.5
Write 37.5
Mixed 27.8
SusWrite 39.9
49% 36.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 20.1%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 19.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 19.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 109%

 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 23,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $936
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