MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.7% 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 Drive177% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
4 days ago, 2 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:39
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 i5-9400F-$150
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 118
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 451
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 673
MC Mixed 627
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$220
Zotac(19DA 3543) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2013 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 265
Reflection 204
Parallax 235
79% 235 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 222
Splatting 167
75% 175 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001b31 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 635 131 106 105 109 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1919
Write 1,007
Mixed 840
SusWrite 198
218% 991 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 55.8
215% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 740
DQ Mixed 459
363% 487 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 177%
Great: 229%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 194 192 193 197 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 125
Mixed 82
SusWrite 194
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 24.1
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 24.8
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 98%
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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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