MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive202% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 09 '19 at 20:03
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$265
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 88
1-Core 155
2-Core 308
102% 183 Pts
4-Core 612
8-Core 1,163
110% 888 Pts
64-Core 1,218
82% 1,218 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro P4000
Dell(1028 11A3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1708 MHz, MLim: 1901 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.84
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 90.9
Reflection 96.4
Parallax 83.2
74% 90.2 fps
MRender 91
Gravity 89.5
Splatting 95
72% 91.8 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$65
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1321 606 250 396 401 289 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,182
Write 1,392
Mixed 1,030
SusWrite 544
233% 1,037 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 70.2
210% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,473
DQ Write 1,037
DQ Mixed 1,020
825% 1,177 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 202%
Great: 319%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.3% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.3
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 111%

 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 29,570 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $976
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