MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive362% 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)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 20 '20 at 11:03
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (94th 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-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 150
2-Core 298
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 598
8-Core 879
95% 738 Pts
64-Core 890
60% 890 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$449
Nvidia(10DE 13A2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 4000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 330
Parallax 427
103% 383 fps
MRender 410
Gravity 353
Splatting 247
108% 336 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
456GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1535 1468 1477 1471 1467 1484 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
362% Outstanding
Read 2,654
Write 2,473
Mixed 1891
SusWrite 1,484
476% 2,126 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 92.7
308% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,749
DQ Write 1,398
DQ Mixed 1,503
1,144% 1,550 MB/s
Poor: 248%
This bench: 362%
Great: 374%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 34.9
115% 40.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 46.4
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 112%
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 19,743 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $951
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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