MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 121%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics85.3% 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% 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
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SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateApr 09 '19 at 15:49
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$490
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
121% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 143
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 568
QC Float 598
QC Mixed 575
132% 580 Pts
MC Int 1,422
MC Float 1,630
MC Mixed 1,533
228% 1,529 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 121%
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 way below expectations (11th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Lighting 279
Reflection 219
Parallax 244
82% 248 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 244
Splatting 162
87% 202 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 179 252 227 242 237 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 389
Write 245
Mixed 328
SusWrite 224
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 32.1
118% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 167
121% 153 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 168 166 162 170 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 101
Write 134
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 166
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 90%
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 (42nd percentile)
86.5% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 24.5
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 29
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86.5%
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 5,834 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: 131% - Outstanding Total price: $838
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