MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics89.2% 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 Drive141% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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)
Memory58.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '20 at 16:38
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
89.1% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 269
90% 195 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 786
84% 654 Pts
64-Core 783
53% 783 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$330
Zotac(19DA 1527) ≥ 4GB; Zotac Gaming RTX 2060
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Lighting 333
Reflection 281
Parallax 347
87% 320 fps
MRender 284
Gravity 311
Splatting 179
90% 258 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$71
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 301 275 267 263 256 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 694
Write 570
Mixed 390
SusWrite 302
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 56.3
200% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 823
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 618
499% 705 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 141%
Great: 232%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
465GB free
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 199 211 215 219 226 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 219
Mixed 273
SusWrite 197
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 53.3
181% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 238
197% 286 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$90
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 133 140 142 140 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 124
Write 121
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 131
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSE.16FBD 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 26.2
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 26.9
74% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 98%
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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 18,854 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $937
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $210Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $505Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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