MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive66.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory20.7 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '19 at 18:50
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 771
84% 648 Pts
64-Core 769
52% 769 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 334
Parallax 450
104% 392 fps
MRender 380
Gravity 378
Splatting 235
105% 331 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
JAJS300M240C 240GB
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0817B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 100 110 63 62 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 509
Write 416
Mixed 340
SusWrite 136
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 21.7
116% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 19
DQ Mixed 1.3
18% 46.5 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 117%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$77
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 192 192 192 192 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 186
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 192
107% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
159% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMW16GX4M2D3000C16 029E CMW16GX4M2D3000C16 029E CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
56.7% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 17.2
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 7,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $961
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