MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 Drive129% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 28 '19 at 17:30
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$385
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 562
QC Float 616
QC Mixed 586
133% 588 Pts
MC Int 1,044
MC Float 1,214
MC Mixed 1,120
168% 1,126 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$480
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 264
Parallax 354
104% 316 fps
MRender 311
Gravity 299
Splatting 185
115% 265 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 110%
Great: 145%
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7B98) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6345
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Lighting 21.7
Reflection 33.6
Parallax 28.5
8% 27.9 fps
MRender 28.8
Gravity 23.5
Splatting 40.2
12% 30.8 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 488 485 485 372 285 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 491
Mixed 456
SusWrite 432
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 61.9
214% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 129%
Great: 129%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
250GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 490 487 487 392 281 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 491
Mixed 460
SusWrite 436
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 63.9
220% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 132%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 28.8
104% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31.1
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
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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 4,747 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 124% - Outstanding Total price: $908
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HDDRAMUSB
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