MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.5% 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 Drive71.7% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Run History
5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime6.8 Days
Run DateApr 10 '19 at 09:07
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-9900K-$405
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
101% 184 Pts
4-Core 604
8-Core 1,202
106% 903 Pts
64-Core 1,652
102% 1,652 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$143
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Lighting 101
Reflection 91.5
Parallax 91.5
82% 94.6 fps
MRender 101
Gravity 88.1
Splatting 77.7
72% 89.1 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 81%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 229 221 229 147 237 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 361
Write 346
Mixed 316
SusWrite 198
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 33.9
123% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 140
112% 154 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$74
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 167 162 166 170 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 122
Write 141
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 166
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
97% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 24.5
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 29
82% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.9%
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 32,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $817
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