MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.2% 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 Drive72.2% 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.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateApr 05 '19 at 17:33
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%
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 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 i9-9900K-$550
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 160
2-Core 309
104% 189 Pts
4-Core 605
8-Core 1,192
106% 898 Pts
64-Core 1,669
103% 1,669 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.2% Very good
Lighting 100
Reflection 92.3
Parallax 83
81% 91.9 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 87.4
Splatting 79
72% 89.9 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 212 206 146 199 234 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 353
Write 338
Mixed 315
SusWrite 198
68% 301 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 33.9
123% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 175
135% 180 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$76
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 167 170 167 169 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 102
Write 147
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 165
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
88% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 24.5
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 36.8
SC Mixed 30.5
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 102%

 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 16,582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,262
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