MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics118% 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 Drive103% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 07 '19 at 17:32
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 148
2-Core 296
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 1,100
104% 842 Pts
64-Core 1,132
76% 1,132 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
118% Outstanding
Lighting 146
Reflection 138
Parallax 152
120% 145 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 121
Splatting 101
98% 132 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 85 56 51 50 48 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 483
Mixed 360
SusWrite 92
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 56.5
199% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 216
200% 308 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
WD WD10EVDS-63N5B1 1TB
17GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 62 70 59 65 67 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 77
Write 73.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 62.8
51% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 57%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$95
302GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 61 61 61 61 61 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Read 76.2
Write 92.3
Mixed 45
SusWrite 61.3
50% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 33
106% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 30.6
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%

 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 23,264 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $933
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