MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 93.4%, 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 Drive235% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 14:10
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 779
84% 653 Pts
64-Core 767
52% 767 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 343
Parallax 469
113% 415 fps
MRender 384
Gravity 411
Splatting 241
111% 346 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$69
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1240 439 394 395 393 391 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 1,808
Write 1,622
Mixed 1,136
SusWrite 542
285% 1,277 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 80.9
273% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,006
DQ Write 984
DQ Mixed 1,148
820% 1,046 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 235%
Great: 288%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 187 187 187 184 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 140
Mixed 81
SusWrite 186
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 23.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.2
SC Mixed 25.9
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 96%
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 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 8,948 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) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $935
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $799SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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