MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive100% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201010
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '20 at 10:52
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 91.3
1-Core 150
2-Core 293
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 1140
106% 861 Pts
64-Core 1,487
100% 1,487 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Asus(1043 872F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 136
Reflection 117
Parallax 136
110% 130 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 123
Splatting 109
107% 140 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB-$100
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 466 466 467 468 469 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 340
Write 428
Mixed 282
SusWrite 464
86% 378 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 39.2
144% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 324
241% 319 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
3TB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 160 162 158 162 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 116
Mixed 80.1
SusWrite 160
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.8% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.2
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.8%
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 29,407 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $995
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