MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive51.8% 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
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 23:00
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 147
2-Core 291
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 1,108
104% 841 Pts
64-Core 1,104
74% 1,104 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$443
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 400
Reflection 332
Parallax 450
105% 394 fps
MRender 362
Gravity 372
Splatting 227
109% 320 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$25
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 51 37 100 79 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 453
Write 365
Mixed 317
SusWrite 91.9
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 19.3
79% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 69.6
DQ Mixed 44.5
46% 76.4 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 56%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
129GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 104 106 106 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 151
Write 108
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 105
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.5%
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 (96th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 27.1
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 30.2
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 97%

 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 17,217 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: 67% - Good Total price: $951
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