MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.9% 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 Drive70.6% 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.
Run History
5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 17:19
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-9900K-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 157
2-Core 306
103% 187 Pts
4-Core 611
8-Core 1,182
106% 896 Pts
64-Core 1,680
104% 1,680 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$143
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Lighting 102
Reflection 93.2
Parallax 89.9
84% 95.2 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 88.8
Splatting 87.9
76% 93.3 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 81%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 31 225 149 220 203 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 346
Write 352
Mixed 318
SusWrite 170
67% 296 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 33.9
123% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 177
137% 184 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$74
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 167 168 165 163 161 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 114
Write 127
Mixed 67.9
SusWrite 165
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
88% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 80%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 25.2
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 30.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.3%
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 32,425 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) - $268

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $836
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