MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics94.6% 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 Drive85.7% 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 17:38
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%
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 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 i5-9600K-$193
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 546
8-Core 809
87% 678 Pts
64-Core 810
54% 810 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$314
Gigabyte(1458 3FC9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 318
Parallax 288
88% 313 fps
MRender 304
Gravity 330
Splatting 215
96% 283 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kioxia-exceria SATA SSD 480GB
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFA16.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 151 115 161 162 178 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 412
Write 384
Mixed 343
SusWrite 191
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 38.9
144% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 195
177% 267 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 114 115 118 117 116 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 112
Write 105
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 113
73% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 42.9
MC Mixed 29.6
108% 38 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 29.5
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%

 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 17,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $951
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $193Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $43
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Intel Core i7-9700K $290Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $43
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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