MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics83.1% 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 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '19 at 07:15
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 92.9
1-Core 153
2-Core 305
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 604
8-Core 870
95% 737 Pts
64-Core 870
58% 870 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Lighting 317
Reflection 298
Parallax 320
83% 312 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 305
Splatting 238
84% 253 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$42
54GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 313 313 347 313 312 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 457
Mixed 438
SusWrite 329
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 68.1
233% 83.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 128%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
698GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 156 156 158 161 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 178
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 158
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$122
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 28.2
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 27.2
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 108%

 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 17,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $961
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $44
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $290Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $505Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $42
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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