MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics141% 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 Drive43.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
1 month ago, 18 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 22:32
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$375
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 140
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 548
QC Float 600
QC Mixed 555
129% 568 Pts
MC Int 1,034
MC Float 1,187
MC Mixed 1,116
166% 1,112 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 113%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$480
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 332
Parallax 464
132% 401 fps
MRender 385
Gravity 396
Splatting 236
147% 339 fps
Poor: 104%
This bench: 141%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$40
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 3 29 18 39 111 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
43.8% Average
Read 411
Write 298
Mixed 274
SusWrite 64.3
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 33.5
4K Mixed 11
66% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 80.3
DQ Mixed 39.6
45% 77.8 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 53%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 170 169 172 175 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 88.1
Mixed 102
SusWrite 171
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 24.3
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 27.2
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 105%
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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 5,812 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: 130% - Outstanding Total price: $848
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HDDRAMUSB
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