MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 125%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics93.9% 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 Drive68.9% 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
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SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 10:39
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i9-9900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 568
QC Float 605
QC Mixed 586
133% 586 Pts
MC Int 1,455
MC Float 1670
MC Mixed 1,579
234% 1,568 Pts
Poor: 98%
This bench: 125%
Great: 131%
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 (71st percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 238
Parallax 289
92% 277 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 264
Splatting 180
95% 220 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 134 244 235 171 244 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 370
Write 204
Mixed 232
SusWrite 214
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 30.3
118% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 141
97% 119 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 166 166 159 165 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 69
Write 118
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 164
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
51% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 91%
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 (73rd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 25.1
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 30
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 100%
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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 5,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $863
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