MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 97.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive99.2% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 28 '20 at 11:04
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 135
2-Core 272
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 539
8-Core 791
86% 665 Pts
64-Core 795
53% 795 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Nvidia(10DE 139F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
119% Outstanding
Lighting 155
Reflection 146
Parallax 148
126% 150 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 130
Splatting 105
112% 141 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 119%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$35
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 437 450 445 441 447 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 457
Write 402
Mixed 391
SusWrite 443
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 29.8
140% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 47.1
99% 197 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 197 198 202 200 201 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 58% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 28.1
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 28.7
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%

 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 46,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $989
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $300Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $220Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i5-11400F $196Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $67SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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