MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 99.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics14.7% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive99.3% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '19 at 16:09
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
1-Core 149
2-Core 282
102% 216 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 1,110
102% 833 Pts
64-Core 1,110
74% 1,110 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K1200
Nvidia(10DE 1140) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1032 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
14.7% Very poor
Lighting 28.1
Reflection 33.9
Parallax 46.9
11% 36.3 fps
MRender 39.7
Gravity 48.8
Splatting 33.3
18% 40.6 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 17%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 311 301 304 303 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 315
Mixed 298
SusWrite 306
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 36
152% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 248
207% 301 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 127%
WD Purple Surveillance 2TB (2017)-$65
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 149 154 153 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 153
Write 150
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 151
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 86%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$68
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 79 79 79 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 76.9
Write 72.9
Mixed 50.9
SusWrite 78.7
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C17 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 26.4
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 26.2
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 89%
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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 7,712 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $959
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HDDRAMUSB
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