MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive168% 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 Date20180822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 20:44
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$475
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 311
110% 233 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 1,234
114% 925 Pts
64-Core 1,669
112% 1,669 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,095
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 637
Reflection 602
Parallax 710
168% 650 fps
MRender 534
Gravity 625
Splatting 332
162% 497 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 165%
Great: 183%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 512GB
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1007 1006 671 520 520 520 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 709
Write 906
Mixed 781
SusWrite 708
176% 776 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 51
192% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 946
DQ Write 744
DQ Mixed 834
627% 841 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 168%
Great: 232%
Seagate Constellation ES.3 1TB-$58
931GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 177 180 181 182 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 171
Mixed 94.8
SusWrite 180
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.9
214% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 32
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 44.4
SC Mixed 32.1
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
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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 8,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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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: $924
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HDDRAMUSB
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