MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, 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 Drive254% 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.
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
1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 27 days ago, 26 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '20 at 11:20
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900KF
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 144
2-Core 295
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 582
8-Core 1,140
106% 861 Pts
64-Core 1,584
106% 1,584 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 458
Reflection 376
Parallax 464
120% 432 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 380
Splatting 237
111% 330 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 111%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1058 1339 1578 1617 1615 1597 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 1,332
Write 560
Mixed 561
SusWrite 1,468
219% 980 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 78.9
224% 83.2 MB/s
DQ Read 729
DQ Write 1,036
DQ Mixed 347
412% 704 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 254%
Great: 275%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 199 199 208 207 207 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 153
Mixed 76
SusWrite 201
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
69% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4D 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 24.1
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 29.2
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 101%
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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 24,768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $944
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