MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics154% 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 Drive88.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 06 '19 at 01:45
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-9700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 559
QC Float 603
QC Mixed 580
132% 581 Pts
MC Int 1068
MC Float 1,177
MC Mixed 1,121
168% 1,122 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$695
Nvidia(10DE 12A6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 413
Parallax 551
162% 490 fps
MRender 373
Gravity 413
Splatting 235
148% 340 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 154%
Great: 169%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 94 88 106 102 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 453
Write 418
Mixed 340
SusWrite 128
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 41.2
159% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 219
192% 287 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 28.5
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 31.4
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 6,524 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $944
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