MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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.
Graphics97.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 10 '19 at 13:15
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$369
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 148
2-Core 296
104% 222 Pts
4-Core 561
8-Core 1,151
105% 856 Pts
64-Core 1,150
77% 1,150 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$430
Nvidia(10DE 13A3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Lighting 366
Reflection 305
Parallax 426
96% 365 fps
MRender 365
Gravity 323
Splatting 230
98% 306 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$32
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 354 447 448 449 451 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 405
Mixed 395
SusWrite 415
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 31.4
152% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 47.3
96% 192 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$47
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 180 183 184 184 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 160
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 182
97% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$55
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 27.2
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 29.7
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 104%
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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 12,817 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) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $903
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HDDRAMUSB
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