MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive50.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 27 '19 at 02:28
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$356
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 290
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 1,105
103% 835 Pts
64-Core 1,093
73% 1,093 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 396
Reflection 327
Parallax 412
104% 379 fps
MRender 361
Gravity 367
Splatting 225
108% 318 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$38
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 154 17 67 34 68 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 445
Write 339
Mixed 312
SusWrite 90.4
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 19.5
76% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 50.5
DQ Mixed 45
44% 70.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 55%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
127GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 156 155 156 155 155 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 187
Mixed 109
SusWrite 155
117% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 27.2
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 29.9
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 98%
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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 15,208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $885
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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