MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 98.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive93.3% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 13:12
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 282
101% 213 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 804
88% 681 Pts
64-Core 803
54% 803 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 402
Reflection 331
Parallax 419
106% 384 fps
MRender 373
Gravity 383
Splatting 236
112% 331 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$120
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 462 160 133 133 134 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 445
Mixed 370
SusWrite 250
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 40.8
153% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 262
203% 274 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 94%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$82
197GB free
Firmware: 527ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 174 115 164 203 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 356
Write 246
Mixed 254
SusWrite 178
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 47.1
168% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 223
169% 228 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 84%
Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB
639GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 433 442 459 464 462 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 268
Write 106
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 449
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 20.6
4K Mixed 9.2
52% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 14.4
DQ Write 16
DQ Mixed 15.1
11% 15.2 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 104%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 128 130 131 130 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 146
Write 126
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 130
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4400 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
125% Outstanding
MC Read 53.5
MC Write 43.5
MC Mixed 36.6
127% 44.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 49.3
SC Mixed 37.4
106% 37.1 GB/s
Latency 42.3
95% 42.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 125%
Great: 130%
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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 12,806 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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $260Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $200AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $58
Intel Core i7-9700K $369Nvidia RTX 2060 $325Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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