MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 168%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 159%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 130%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 Drive316% 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.
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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 17:58
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
130% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 604
QC Float 641
QC Mixed 615
140% 620 Pts
MC Int 1,561
MC Float 1,707
MC Mixed 1,596
243% 1,622 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 130%
Great: 128%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$695
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 547
Reflection 453
Parallax 592
174% 531 fps
MRender 400
Gravity 462
Splatting 255
163% 373 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 168%
Great: 169%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 978 902 858 863 862 847 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
316% Outstanding
Read 2,700
Write 2479
Mixed 1,881
SusWrite 885
444% 1,986 MB/s
4K Read 69.2
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 96.1
316% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,345
DQ Write 1,148
DQ Mixed 1,234
928% 1,242 MB/s
Poor: 209%
This bench: 316%
Great: 335%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$99
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 198 196 198 197 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 194
Mixed 98.3
SusWrite 198
125% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
211% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 25.4
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 31.4
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.1%
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 6,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $945
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HDDRAMUSB
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