MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 123%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics91.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 29 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '19 at 12:57
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i9-9900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
123% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 145
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 568
QC Float 605
QC Mixed 585
133% 586 Pts
MC Int 1,453
MC Float 1,663
MC Mixed 1,573
234% 1,563 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 123%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Lighting 300
Reflection 235
Parallax 267
89% 268 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 261
Splatting 171
93% 215 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 371 365 357 360 356 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 350
Write 347
Mixed 320
SusWrite 365
78% 345 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 34.2
124% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 178
137% 183 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$80
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 175 184 184 186 178 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 24.5
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 29.9
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 100%
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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 5,531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 127% - Outstanding Total price: $868
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