MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive198% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory24 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 23:05
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$465
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 290
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 1060
102% 819 Pts
64-Core 1,488
100% 1,488 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro P2000
Nvidia(10DE 11B3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1721 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 5GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Lighting 156
Reflection 149
Parallax 137
41% 148 fps
MRender 101
Gravity 146
Splatting 133
40% 127 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 891 918 889 677 91 161 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
198% Outstanding
Read 1,363
Write 930
Mixed 871
SusWrite 604
210% 942 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 72.6
260% 94.6 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 221
277% 472 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 198%
Great: 210%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 206 214 215 214 215 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 144
Write 173
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 211
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Generic- SD/MMC 32GB
27GB free, PID 0306
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 26 33 33 33 33 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 74.3
Write 26.2
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 30.1
46% 39.5 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 2
257% 6.47 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 33%
Generic Flash Disk 16GB
14GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.6 8.8 8.8 8.6 8.8 8.8 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
5.13% Terrible
Read 20.2
Write 5
Mixed 6
SusWrite 8.7
11% 9.98 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
5% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.13%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 29.1
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 29.4
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 103%
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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 15,146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $872
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