MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics89% 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 Drive71.2% 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)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateApr 26 '19 at 09:15
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 as expected (55th percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 148
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 569
QC Float 602
QC Mixed 571
132% 581 Pts
MC Int 1,450
MC Float 1,659
MC Mixed 1,567
233% 1,559 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 122%
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 below expectations (26th percentile)
89% Excellent
Lighting 292
Reflection 229
Parallax 258
86% 260 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 252
Splatting 167
91% 210 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 257 219 122 205 124 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 358
Write 307
Mixed 306
SusWrite 178
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 34
123% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 163
128% 174 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 167 163 161 171 170 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 54.5
Write 106
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 166
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
51% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.2%
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 as expected (48th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 24.5
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 28.9
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.3%
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 5,752 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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