MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 03 '19 at 14:47
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 293
104% 220 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 851
92% 716 Pts
64-Core 847
57% 847 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 325
Parallax 452
128% 389 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 366
Splatting 231
140% 323 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 135%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 139 127 119 110 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 443
Mixed 388
SusWrite 146
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 62.5
204% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
835GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 178 179 179 180 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 174
Mixed 105
SusWrite 179
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 34.5
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 31.3
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
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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 7,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $959
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143AMD RX 580 $172Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198AMD RX 5700 XT $400Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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