MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.4% 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 Drive68.7% 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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 11 '19 at 10:05
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$479
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 148
2-Core 297
105% 223 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,155
106% 863 Pts
64-Core 1,559
105% 1,559 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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 above expectations (67th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 241
Parallax 292
93% 280 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 265
Splatting 180
95% 220 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$42
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 226 198 195 207 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 359
Write 226
Mixed 230
SusWrite 204
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 30
116% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 146
108% 143 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$78
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 164 166 165 166 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 119
Write 128
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 166
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
68% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 81.5%
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 (72nd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 25.1
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 29.7
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 102%
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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 7,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $961
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