MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 168%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 146%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 126%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive348% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 19:46
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i9-9900K-$490
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
126% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 575
QC Float 607
QC Mixed 589
134% 590 Pts
MC Int 1,436
MC Float 1,653
MC Mixed 1,557
231% 1,549 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 126%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$150
EVGA(3842 1151) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Lighting 189
Reflection 145
Parallax 154
54% 163 fps
MRender 95.4
Gravity 157
Splatting 116
53% 123 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2234 796 799 799 797 797 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
348% Outstanding
Read 2,590
Write 2,510
Mixed 1,465
SusWrite 1,037
425% 1,900 MB/s
4K Read 76.2
4K Write 223
4K Mixed 109
373% 136 MB/s
DQ Read 1,578
DQ Write 1,372
DQ Mixed 1,436
1,087% 1,462 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 348%
Great: 335%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$113
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 202 201 202 202 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 206
Mixed 100
SusWrite 202
128% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 113%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.5% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.8
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.5
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 112%
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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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