MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive293% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory29.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '20 at 23:29
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 153
2-Core 305
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 610
8-Core 902
97% 756 Pts
64-Core 915
61% 915 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$720
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 4050 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 589
Reflection 480
Parallax 636
155% 568 fps
MRender 444
Gravity 485
Splatting 265
140% 398 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 140%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 512GB
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 719 319 465 541 523 524 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,745
Write 1,864
Mixed 179
SusWrite 515
290% 1,326 MB/s
4K Read 68.7
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 88.9
301% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,334
DQ Write 1,300
DQ Mixed 581
639% 1,071 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 293%
Great: 322%
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
38GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 218 274 271 233 316 MB/s
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.9% Average
Read 282
Write 97.4
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 269
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 20.6
4K Mixed 11.3
48% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 14.2
DQ Write 15.5
DQ Mixed 14.4
11% 14.7 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 029E CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 029E CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 029E CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 32GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 30.9
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 32
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%

 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 29,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $916
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