MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics134% 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 Drive58% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory39.4 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 17:26
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Memory 77.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 269
90% 161 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 886
90% 709 Pts
64-Core 925
62% 925 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
134% Outstanding
Lighting 171
Reflection 177
Parallax 180
138% 176 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 154
Splatting 129
130% 161 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 134%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LN128HCHP-000H1 128GB
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 74 73 75 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 443
Write 84.4
Mixed 115
SusWrite 73.2
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 28.4
108% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.9
DQ Write 81.5
DQ Mixed 34.9
33% 50.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 58%
Great: 89%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
144GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 292 439 437 436 429 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 456
Mixed 415
SusWrite 398
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 39.7
146% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 48.9
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 70.7
63% 90.5 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 55 62 58 54 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
31% Below average
Read 52.1
Write 75.7
Mixed 35.1
SusWrite 56.2
40% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
55% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 31%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 123GB
64GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 8.5 12 14 10 14 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
16.5% Very poor
Read 25
Write 11.2
Mixed 20.4
SusWrite 11.6
22% 17 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 3
224% 4.33 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 16.5%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M1A2666C16 029E CMK16GX4M1D3000C16 029E CMK8GX4M1A2666C16 029E CMK16GX4M1D3000C16 48GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 16384, 8192, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
56.6% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 17.7
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 16.5
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 84.6
47% 84.6 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 42,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000
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