MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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.
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
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SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 05:41
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 148
2-Core 302
102% 182 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 869
95% 733 Pts
64-Core 875
59% 875 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
EVGA(3842 3172) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3775 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 164
Reflection 238
Parallax 165
133% 189 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 141
Splatting 126
122% 158 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 128%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 9,951
Write 10,057
Mixed 9,686
2,214% 9,898 MB/s
4K Read 841
4K Write 336
4K Mixed 464
2,046% 547 MB/s
DQ Read 2,330
DQ Write 1,666
DQ Mixed 1,693
1,347% 1,896 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 128%
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$70
55GB free
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,943
Write 2,292
Mixed 1787
450% 2,007 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 235
4K Mixed 84.8
316% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,830
DQ Write 1,592
DQ Mixed 1,544
1,203% 1655 MB/s
Poor: 191% Great: 291%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
384GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 164 165 165 165 167 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 128
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 163
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
175% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
118% Outstanding
MC Read 46.4
MC Write 48.3
MC Mixed 32.6
121% 42.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 50.2
SC Mixed 30.9
99% 34.6 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 118%
Great: 114%

 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 38,161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $991
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