MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics129% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 15 '19 at 14:43
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$455
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
1-Core 127
2-Core 236
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 791
78% 622 Pts
64-Core 1,396
94% 1,396 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$685
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 525
Reflection 485
Parallax 550
137% 520 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 517
Splatting 274
118% 347 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 129%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba Q300 480GB-$152
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 495
Write 472
Mixed 314
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 22.2
100% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 58
DQ Mixed 82.6
65% 93.2 MB/s
Poor: 56% Great: 100%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
833GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 161 162 162 162 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 152
Mixed 102
SusWrite 161
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 110%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$29
690GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 161 162 161 171 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 145
Mixed 36.2
SusWrite 164
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
128% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 25.6
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 28.4
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 109%
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 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 10,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $946
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