MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 98.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive36% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 20:21
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Memory 97
1-Core 140
2-Core 256
95% 164 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 763
84% 649 Pts
64-Core 760
51% 760 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
Asus(1043 867F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
119% Outstanding
Lighting 401
Reflection 379
Parallax 355
105% 378 fps
MRender 376
Gravity 419
Splatting 246
120% 347 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 119%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 193 241 240 209 282 MB/s
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36% Below average
Read 199
Write 97
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 240
35% 155 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 9.4
42% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 14.5
DQ Write 15.7
DQ Mixed 14.6
11% 14.9 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36%
Great: 92%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$84
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 183 181 184 185 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 187
Mixed 30
SusWrite 184
105% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
159% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 28.1
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 30.5
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 103%

 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 17,867 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $969
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