MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 10:14
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-9600K-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 538
122% 539 Pts
MC Int 733
MC Float 832
MC Mixed 776
117% 780 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 106%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$480
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 342
Parallax 432
132% 398 fps
MRender 385
Gravity 403
Splatting 246
150% 345 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 142%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 113 134 142 144 142 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 187
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 134
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
329GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 160 159 159 161 160 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 83.2
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 159
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFD824A.C16FDD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
46.7% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 13.8
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14.8
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 47%
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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 5,530 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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