MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics119% 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 Drive197% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 15:27
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Memory 95
1-Core 112
2-Core 225
85% 144 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 857
81% 654 Pts
64-Core 849
57% 849 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 480
Reflection 394
Parallax 491
126% 455 fps
MRender 396
Gravity 408
Splatting 257
119% 353 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 119%
Great: 122%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$73
446GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 895 868 925 859 172 92 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,357
Write 926
Mixed 856
SusWrite 635
210% 943 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 70.3
252% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 854
DQ Mixed 218
273% 465 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 197%
Great: 206%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$55
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 27.1
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 27.5
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 105%

 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 14,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $967
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