MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 158%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 146%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics118% 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 Drive105% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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)
Memory57.4 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 06:19
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$472
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 290
102% 218 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,086
104% 833 Pts
64-Core 1,462
98% 1,462 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
Gigabyte(1458 37C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 472
Reflection 394
Parallax 484
124% 450 fps
MRender 377
Gravity 407
Splatting 229
118% 338 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 118%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
730GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1657 1289 1741 1177 1184 1185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
328% Outstanding
Read 2,072
Write 2288
Mixed 1,475
SusWrite 1,372
405% 1,802 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 86.8
298% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,609
DQ Write 1,486
DQ Mixed 1526
1,151% 1,540 MB/s
Poor: 221%
This bench: 328%
Great: 359%
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 381 406 398 321 386 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 473
Mixed 275
SusWrite 374
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 45.5
153% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 204
190% 294 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 105%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
3TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 190 194 193 194 193 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 151
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 192
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2C3200C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.7% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 20.9
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 22.7
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 118%
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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 12,502 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) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $828
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