MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics91.2% 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 Drive78.5% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
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, 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, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 2 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, 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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime8.8 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 12:58
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$475
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 565
QC Float 605
QC Mixed 569
131% 580 Pts
MC Int 1,422
MC Float 1651
MC Mixed 1,567
231% 1,547 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 122%
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 below expectations (35th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 238
Parallax 268
90% 269 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 256
Splatting 176
92% 214 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$38
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 371 367 239 181 198 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 391
Write 341
Mixed 314
SusWrite 289
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 33.2
122% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 166
128% 170 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 168 163 162 167 169 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 36
Write 146
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 164
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 57.5%
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)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 24.5
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 28.5
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.5%
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 6,639 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $954
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