MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:11
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-9600K-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 568
QC Float 623
QC Mixed 591
135% 594 Pts
MC Int 820
MC Float 905
MC Mixed 849
128% 858 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 116%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 301
Parallax 322
99% 314 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 302
Splatting 240
108% 253 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$53
54GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 314 314 313 348 312 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 459
Mixed 439
SusWrite 328
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 68.2
233% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 352
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 128%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
698GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 148 157 169 164 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 142
Write 181
Mixed 81
SusWrite 157
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$95
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 27.9
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 26.6
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 115%
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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 5,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $867
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HDDRAMUSB
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