MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics88.7% 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 Drive62.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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)
Memory20.8 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '20 at 07:53
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 278
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 808
88% 680 Pts
64-Core 773
52% 773 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3900 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Lighting 356
Reflection 306
Parallax 385
93% 349 fps
MRender 309
Gravity 300
Splatting 195
89% 268 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SABRENT 512GB
42GB free
Firmware: ECFM12.3
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,224
Write 1,922
Mixed 1,289
333% 1,478 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 58.9
218% 83.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,376
DQ Write 1,567
DQ Mixed 1,294
1,024% 1,413 MB/s
Poor: 143% Great: 281%
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 127 110 116 114 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 449
Write 148
Mixed 215
SusWrite 117
51% 232 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 20.1
114% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 75
DQ Mixed 10.1
30% 64.3 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 82%
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$40
48GB free
Firmware: O0803B5a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 66 66 66 66 66 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 409
Mixed 388
SusWrite 105
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 59.2
201% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 260
209% 293 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 103%
Great: 92%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
440GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 87 86 88 88 88 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 108
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 87.3
69% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSBK.8FBD 859B BLS8G4D240FSB.16FARG 859B BLS8G4D240FSB.16FARG 24GB
2600, 2600, 2600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 25.3
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 25.2
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 85%
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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 17,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $934
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