MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.8% 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 Drive95.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory22.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 13:14
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
1-Core 130
2-Core 265
92% 197 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 738
82% 630 Pts
64-Core 755
51% 755 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
76.8% Very good
Lighting 294
Reflection 265
Parallax 323
77% 294 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 287
Splatting 230
76% 238 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$28
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900812
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 272 290 286 295 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 428
Write 287
Mixed 289
SusWrite 288
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 39.5
156% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 213
183% 267 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 96%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$47
759GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 24 24 34 31 27 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
22.7% Poor
Read 50
Write 11.5
Mixed 16.2
SusWrite 29.3
20% 26.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2A2400C16 029E CMK32GX4M4A2400C16 029E CMK16GX4M2A2400C16 029E CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 26.3
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
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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 11,135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $874
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