MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 103%
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 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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.9% 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 Drive73.5% 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
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SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 18:24
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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)
106% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 158
2-Core 313
104% 189 Pts
4-Core 613
8-Core 1,174
106% 894 Pts
64-Core 1,684
104% 1,684 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 106%
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 (89th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Lighting 102
Reflection 92.7
Parallax 86.3
83% 93.6 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 87.9
Splatting 75.5
71% 88.7 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 81%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 174 200 215 242 239 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 356
Write 351
Mixed 316
SusWrite 216
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 33.9
123% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 182
138% 181 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$74
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 166 163 166 160 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 97.8
Write 123
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 161
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
80% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 24.6
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 30.9
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.6%
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 32,409 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) - $255

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $827
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