MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.7% 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
2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 24 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago, 23 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
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%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$380
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 149
2-Core 294
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 1,164
108% 875 Pts
64-Core 1,579
106% 1,579 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Lighting 101
Reflection 91.7
Parallax 90.2
82% 94.4 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 88
Splatting 78.2
73% 89.7 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 134 244 235 171 244 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st 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: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 166 166 159 165 168 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th 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: 44%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 87%
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: 58%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 103%

 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 36,670 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $999
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