MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive74.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 18:29
Run Duration753 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-9600K-$248
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 137
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 563
QC Mixed 531
120% 532 Pts
MC Int 718
MC Float 825
MC Mixed 774
115% 772 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 105%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 413
Reflection 395
Parallax 454
132% 421 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 407
Splatting 251
131% 299 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 132%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 0.2 0.6 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 495
Write 91.5
Mixed 366
SusWrite 16.6
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 29.8
143% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 10
67% 163 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$90
450GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 2.3 84 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
34.6% Below average
Read 91.5
Write 85.2
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 28.7
50% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
222GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 0 45 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 51.2
Write 51
Mixed 41.8
SusWrite 16.1
30% 40 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 27.4
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 27.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 103%
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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 2,829 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 181% - Outstanding Total price: $616
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $360Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $122Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $736SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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