MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73.4% 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
14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 20 '19 at 09:16
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 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 Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$515
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 127
2-Core 298
97% 174 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 1139
106% 861 Pts
64-Core 1,575
106% 1,575 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 300
Reflection 235
Parallax 266
79% 267 fps
MRender 215
Gravity 258
Splatting 178
73% 217 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 256 207 251 229 192 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 350
Write 105
Mixed 250
SusWrite 220
52% 231 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 33.8
124% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 182
137% 178 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 166 158 168 168 169 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 44
Write 146
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 165
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 91%
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 (66th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 24.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 30
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 101%
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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 24,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $944
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