MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive61.7% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 09 '19 at 00:27
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 727
81% 622 Pts
64-Core 751
50% 751 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
257GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 260 157 127 145 190 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 480
Write 280
Mixed 121
SusWrite 188
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 51.6
4K Mixed 17.5
92% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 48
DQ Mixed 49.9
47% 76.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$49
426GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 70 70 71 71 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 121
Write 117
Mixed 79
SusWrite 70.1
71% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 26.9
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 32.8
SC Mixed 27.7
76% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 103%
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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 11,296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $910
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $138Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $210AMD RX 5700 $370Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340AMD RX 590 $186Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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