MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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.
Graphics90.1% 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 Drive72.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 14:40
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 (81st percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 570
QC Float 604
QC Mixed 586
133% 587 Pts
MC Int 1,450
MC Float 1,636
MC Mixed 1,569
232% 1,552 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 125%
Great: 130%
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 below expectations (28th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 235
Parallax 267
89% 268 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 252
Splatting 169
91% 210 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$38
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 259 217 198 183 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 359
Write 330
Mixed 320
SusWrite 195
68% 301 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 34.1
124% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 140
116% 162 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 167 167 161 168 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 71
Write 98
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 164
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67.4%
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 as expected (53rd percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 24.6
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 29
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89%
Great: 101%
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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 6,749 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $964
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