MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive41.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 16:21
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 269
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 772
84% 651 Pts
64-Core 776
52% 776 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Asus(1043 867A) ≥ 4GB; ASUS dual-rtx2070-8G
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 314
Parallax 403
96% 360 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 361
Splatting 228
102% 320 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel X25-M 80GB
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2CV102HD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 78 84 86 56 56 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 243
Write 86.2
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 73.3
26% 119 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 11.1
76% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 82.3
DQ Mixed 81.6
70% 104 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 44%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$50
433GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 91 91 90 91 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 113
Write 103
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 90.5
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$86
151GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 63 63 63 62 63 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Read 66
Write 64
Mixed 45
SusWrite 62.9
44% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 44%
Seagate ST3500830AS 500GB-$145
406GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 76.2
Write 73
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 73.9
50% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 24.8
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 26.8
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 11,260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $910
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Intel Core i7-9700K $334Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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