MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive61.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 11 '19 at 04:57
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i5-9400F-$150
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 478
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 732
MC Mixed 697
104% 699 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$480
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 338
Parallax 431
132% 398 fps
MRender 368
Gravity 392
Splatting 232
144% 331 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 139%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$75
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 205 133 86 123 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 478
Write 284
Mixed 237
SusWrite 151
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 21.7
97% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 49.1
DQ Mixed 62.2
53% 80.8 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 108%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$33
166GB free
Firmware: 01.01S03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 99 99 102 102 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 100
Write 98.7
Mixed 71
SusWrite 101
68% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 78%
Samsung HD160JJ 160GB-$85
89GB free
Firmware: ZM100-33
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 50 49 50 50 50 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 48.3
Write 49.7
Mixed 36.3
SusWrite 49.8
34% 46 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 34%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$19
279GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 72 73 75 74 74 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 69.5
Write 68.5
Mixed 52
SusWrite 73.4
49% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 61%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$50
345GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 66 67 67 69 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 90.5
Write 85.5
Mixed 62
SusWrite 67.3
56% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.1% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 22.6
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 22.7
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 106%
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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 5,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 127% - Outstanding Total price: $868
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