MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 99.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.4% 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 Drive69.6% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateApr 18 '19 at 08:18
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$595
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 154
2-Core 304
101% 184 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 1,136
99% 846 Pts
64-Core 1,662
103% 1,662 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.4% Very good
Lighting 98.4
Reflection 90
Parallax 82.3
80% 90.2 fps
MRender 101
Gravity 85.8
Splatting 71.8
69% 86.2 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 108 288 133 164 227 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 356
Write 330
Mixed 252
SusWrite 192
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 32.2
120% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 116
97% 139 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$100
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 167 168 166 166 163 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 131
Write 150
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 166
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
55% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 85%
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 (63rd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 24.6
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.2%
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 21,192 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) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,085
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