MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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.
Graphics76.5% 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 Drive72.8% 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
21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 21 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 20 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 19:42
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 149
2-Core 294
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 585
8-Core 1,141
107% 863 Pts
64-Core 1566
105% 1566 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
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 below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.5% Very good
Lighting 101
Reflection 91.1
Parallax 83.4
82% 91.9 fps
MRender 100
Gravity 85
Splatting 76.4
70% 87.1 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 293 193 199 236 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 382
Write 345
Mixed 315
SusWrite 205
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 33.7
122% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 140
113% 157 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 163 167 167 168 171 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 47.2
Write 119
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 166
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
84% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 61.3%
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 as expected (58th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 35
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 24.5
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 29.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 102%

 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 29,091 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $989
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