MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive181% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1722 x 1070 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 27 '20 at 18:01
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700KF-$306
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 157
2-Core 314
106% 189 Pts
4-Core 613
8-Core 1,162
110% 888 Pts
64-Core 1,131
76% 1,131 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
MSI(1462 8C9D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 138
Reflection 184
Parallax 138
111% 153 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 133
Splatting 110
114% 143 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 96 53 90 56 57 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
181% Outstanding
Read 1,417
Write 916
Mixed 873
SusWrite 96.2
183% 826 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 81.6
302% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 836
DQ Mixed 342
330% 504 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 181%
Great: 211%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 203 199 210 212 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 154
Mixed 141
SusWrite 192
124% 168 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
304% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4D 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
95% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 26.3
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 30
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95%
Great: 101%

 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 29,497 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: $976
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