MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.4% 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 Drive74.6% 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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 16 '19 at 15:36
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 (72nd percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 566
QC Float 602
QC Mixed 585
132% 585 Pts
MC Int 1,453
MC Float 1664
MC Mixed 1,567
233% 1,561 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 124%
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 (6th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Lighting 251
Reflection 203
Parallax 229
75% 228 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 230
Splatting 157
82% 191 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 248 251 182 250 212 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 371
Write 226
Mixed 279
SusWrite 233
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 33.9
123% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 146
117% 162 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 164 163 168 170 172 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 36.2
Write 134
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 164
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
68% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 57.6%
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 above expectations (67th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 25
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 40.1
SC Mixed 28.8
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.3%
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 5,762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $858
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HDDRAMUSB
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