MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (98th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 2 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive196% 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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 08 '19 at 10:43
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (98th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
1-Core 151
2-Core 305
107% 228 Pts
4-Core 604
8-Core 868
95% 736 Pts
64-Core 880
59% 880 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 504
Reflection 414
Parallax 548
132% 488 fps
MRender 395
Gravity 422
Splatting 263
122% 360 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 122%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-ASM2NE2256GTTDR 256GB
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 910 300 298 301 302 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 1,774
Write 999
Mixed 1,011
SusWrite 402
232% 1,046 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 54.5
205% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 1,006
DQ Mixed 714
580% 809 MB/s
Poor: 115%
This bench: 196%
Great: 197%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
446GB free
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 478 477 342 272 273 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 479
Mixed 356
SusWrite 380
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 49.9
188% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 250
212% 312 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 116%
Great: 107%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 141 140 144 143 142 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 156
Write 162
Mixed 95
SusWrite 141
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 18.4
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 52%
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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 12,543 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $846
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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