MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.5% 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months 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
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 22:10
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$472
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 277
101% 212 Pts
4-Core 587
8-Core 1114
105% 850 Pts
64-Core 1,574
106% 1,574 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$264
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Lighting 306
Reflection 238
Parallax 267
80% 270 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 257
Splatting 167
72% 211 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 156 219 210 172 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 362
Write 228
Mixed 312
SusWrite 203
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 33.8
122% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 176
135% 178 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$54
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 168 164 168 163 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
76% Very good
Read 99.7
Write 138
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 165
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 76%
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 (52nd percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 24.6
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 30.1
82% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 65%
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.

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 11,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $893
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