MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics58% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive314% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 17:40
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$240
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 271
95% 202 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 761
83% 643 Pts
64-Core 757
51% 757 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
MSI(1462 328D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
58% Above average
Lighting 230
Reflection 199
Parallax 236
60% 222 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 209
Splatting 167
56% 175 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2117 602 605 602 602 615 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 2,561
Write 2,311
Mixed 1,379
SusWrite 857
396% 1,777 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 86.4
288% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,672
DQ Write 1,464
DQ Mixed 1,531
1,158% 1,556 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 314%
Great: 323%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$29
893GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 167 172 179 173 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 159
Mixed 38
SusWrite 172
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 24.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 97%
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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 10,049 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $939
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $73
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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