MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 172%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 158%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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.
Graphics237% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive268% 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.
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)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 00:00
Run Duration303 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 145
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 599
QC Mixed 549
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 1,029
MC Float 1189
MC Mixed 1,105
166% 1,108 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 113%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,100
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3522 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Lighting 706
Reflection 631
Parallax 866
236% 734 fps
MRender 560
Gravity 707
Splatting 344
237% 537 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 237%
Great: 236%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$100
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 850 728 839 842 841 839 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 1,917
Write 2,154
Mixed 1,687
SusWrite 823
370% 1,645 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 69.7
247% 94.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1591
DQ Write 1,321
DQ Mixed 1,383
1,056% 1,432 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 268%
Great: 272%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018)-$228
280GB free
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1888 1406 1403 1400 1400 1404 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
308% Outstanding
Read 1,896
Write 2,226
Mixed 1,770
SusWrite 1,484
416% 1,844 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 66.1
229% 85.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,760
DQ Write 1,432
DQ Mixed 1,593
1,194% 1,595 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 308%
Great: 309%
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$110
930GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 488 488 485 489 489 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 483
Mixed 394
SusWrite 488
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.6
182% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 278
228% 326 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 122%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$60
466GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 434 393 394 395 395 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 484
Mixed 355
SusWrite 417
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 52.8
188% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 262
214% 307 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 119%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 333 351 350 348 349 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 62% Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-3000C15-8GVRB 04CB DDR4 3000 04CD F4-3000C15-8GVRB 04CB DDR4 3000 32GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 29
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 29
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 98%
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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 5,586 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $865
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